04 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
We offer an opportunity to build a mathematical model using Newton's Second Law of Motion and a Free Body Diagram to analyze the forces acting on the rocket of changing mass in its upward flight under power and then without power followed by its fall to earth.
2006-MacWilliams, Matt - Developing Ordinary Differential Equations to Describe the Motion of a Paper Helicopter
15 Mar 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
MacWilliams, Matt. 2006. Developing Ordinary Differential Equations to Describe the Motion of a Paper Helicopter. The Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research. 8(8): 33-42.See https://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/ur/vol8/iss1/8/ .Abstract: Since George Box's...
18 Sep 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Eric Stachura, Rob Krueger
In this scenario, students will begin by carefully reading through the problem statement and uncovering which information is useful. Students will derive a system of differential equations which describe the flight path of a drone delivering a package. Techniques used to derive the analytical...
06 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Allen, Karoline Hood
This project is a combination of differential equations, multi-variable calculus, and vector calculus with the use of technology to model colonization of a new planet.
13 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Richard Spindler
You just received a new long-range helicopter drone for your birthday! After a little practice, you try a long-range test of it by having it carry a small package to your home. A friend volunteers to take it 5 miles east of your home with the goal of flying directly back to your home. So you...
22 Apr 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION We have placed in Supporting Docs both Student and Teacher Version (LaTeX and PDF Versions) with a Spanish LaTeX Class file, SIMIODE-SPANISH.cls. Names will be x-y-S-Title-StudentVersion-Spanish and x-y--T-Title-TeacherVersion-Spanish.