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  1. 2014-Groetsch, C. W. and S. A. Yost. - Vertical Projection in a Resisting Medium: Revelations on Observations of Mersenne

    02 Mar 2017 | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    Groetsch, C. W. and S. A. Yost. 2014. Vertical Projection in a Resisting Medium: Revelations on Observations of Mersenne. The American Mathematical Monthly. 21(6): 499-505.Article Abstract: This article, inspired by a 17th-century woodcut, validates empirical observations of Marin Mersenne...

  2. 1-041-S-AirToTop

    19 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: John Thomas Sieben

    Divers, especially novice divers, have concerns about running out of breathing air while at depth.  One common rule taught to SCUBA divers is to ascend no faster than thirty feet per minute. In this project we will examine safe variable ascent rates, time required for a safe ascent using...