
6070SBeerBubbles
24 Apr 2018   Contributor(s):: Michael Karls
The goal of this project is to set up and numerically solve a firstorder nonlinear ordinary differential equation (ODE) system of three equations in three unknowns that models beer bubbles that form at the bottom of a glass and rise to the top. The system solution is then used to verify...

2015Unpropoganda  More on Filling a Spherical Tank, and Gravitational Drainage of a Spherical Tank.
11 Sep 2017   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
2015UnpropogandaMore on Filling a Spherical Tank, and Gravitational Drainage of a Spherical Tank.One of several interesting columns written by an anonymous author on applications of differential equations.Consider the previous post which is referred to in this mentioned post, A Friendly...

1999Hanin, Leonid G.  Which tank empties first? Preprint.
09 Sep 2017   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
Hanin, Leonid G. 1999. Which tank empties first? The American Mathematical Monthly. 106(10): 943947. Preprint.See https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00029890.1999.12005143 .From the opening of the paper, “Suppose that water towers like those shown in...

1090SEmptySphericalTank
12 Nov 2016   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

1020SIceMelt
04 Jun 2015   Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel
We offer up the claim of a store catalog that its ice ball mold allows users to "... make ice balls that outlast cubes and won't water drinks down." We ask students to build a mathematical model to defend or contradict this claim.