Engineering Mathematics
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enThe Function sin(x)/x
http://www.maa.org/programs/maa-awards/writing-awards/the-function-sinxx
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><b>Award:</b> George Pólya</p>
<p><b>Year of Award:</b> 1991</p>
<p><b>Publication Information:</b> <i>The</i> <i>College Mathematics Journal</i>, Vol. 21, (1990), pp. 90-99</p>
<p><b>Summary:</b> The key roles the function plays in many areas of mathematics with some elementary examples from geometry, differential equations, and numerical analysis.</p>
<p><a title="Read the Article" href="/sites/default/files/pdf/upload_library/22/Polya/07468342.di020741.02p00026.pdf">Read the Article</a></p></div></div></div>Large Torsional Oscillations in Suspension Bridges Revisited: Fixing an Old Approximation
http://www.maa.org/programs/maa-awards/writing-awards/large-torsional-oscillations-in-suspension-bridges-revisited-fixing-an-old-approximation
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="MsoNormal"><b>Year of Award</b>: 2000</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Publication Information:</b> <i>The American Mathematical Monthly</i>, vol. 106, 1999, pp. 1-18</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Summary:</strong> This paper explores the possibility that if one is interested in a simple version of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge mystery, namely large amplitudinal torsional oscillation about an equilibrium, then the puzzle might have its roots in a simple trigonometric approximation introduced in the engineering literature in 1950.</p></div></div></div>3D Plotter with PaperVision3D and Flex
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/3d-plotter-with-papervision3d-and-flex
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This Flash Forum entry provides instructions and source code for a simple 3D plotter using PaperVision3D in Flex. The basis of the applet is ActionScript 3. The tutorial is composed of two videos and links to supporting files.</div></div></div>Projectile Motion Simulation - About Projectile Motion Simulation
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/projectile-motion-simulation-about-projectile-motion-simulation
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This applet encourages students to use the mathematics of the motion of a projectile to choose angle and velocity necessary to hit a roving target. The source code is available from the link within the Sharing Area of the Flash Forum. </div></div></div>Projectile Motion Simulation
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/projectile-motion-simulation-0
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This applet encourages students to use the mathematics of the motion of a projectile to choose angle and velocity necessary to hit a roving target. The source code is available from the link within the Sharing Area of the Flash Forum. </div></div></div>Projectile Motion Simulation
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/resources/projectile-motion-simulation
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This applet encourages students to use the mathematics of the motion of a projectile to choose angle and velocity necessary to hit a roving target. The source code is available from the link within the Sharing Area of the Flash Forum. </div></div></div>The Connected Curriculum Project - Sample Syllabi for Courses Taught with CCP Materials
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-connected-curriculum-project-sample-syllabi-for-courses-taught-with-ccp-materials
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is an article about the contents and use of the Duke Connected Curriculum Project interactive mathematics materials.</div></div></div>The Connected Curriculum Project - Use of Computer Algebra Systems with CCP
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-connected-curriculum-project-use-of-computer-algebra-systems-with-ccp
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is an article about the contents and use of the Duke Connected Curriculum Project interactive mathematics materials.</div></div></div>The Connected Curriculum Project - Historical Development of CCP
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-connected-curriculum-project-historical-development-of-ccp
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is an article about the contents and use of the Duke Connected Curriculum Project interactive mathematics materials.</div></div></div>The Connected Curriculum Project - Overview and Philosophy of the CCP Materials
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-connected-curriculum-project-overview-and-philosophy-of-the-ccp-materials
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">This is an article about the contents and use of the Duke Connected Curriculum Project interactive mathematics materials.</div></div></div>The Transport Equation and Directional Derivatives - Introduction
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-transport-equation-and-directional-derivatives-introduction
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A <b>mathlet</b> for exploring solutions of the Transport Equation by the method of characteristics.</p>
</div></div></div>The Transport Equation and Directional Derivatives
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-transport-equation-and-directional-derivatives
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">A <b>mathlet</b> for exploring solutions of the Transport Equation by the method of characteristics.</div></div></div>The Transport Equation and Directional Derivatives - Solution of the Transport Equation
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-transport-equation-and-directional-derivatives-solution-of-the-transport-equation
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">A <b>mathlet</b> for exploring solutions of the Transport Equation by the method of characteristics.</div></div></div>The Transport Equation and Directional Derivatives - The Mathlet
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-transport-equation-and-directional-derivatives-the-mathlet
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A <b>mathlet</b> for exploring solutions of the Transport Equation by the method of characteristics.</p>
</div></div></div>The Transport Equation and Directional Derivatives - References
http://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/the-transport-equation-and-directional-derivatives-references
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>A <b>mathlet</b> for exploring solutions of the Transport Equation by the method of characteristics.</p>
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