 Mathematics Exploration I  Capital CommunityTechnical College
Ten activities (to be doubled during the fall of 1999) with faculty notes, ranging in difficulty from prealgebra to college calculus and differential equations, based on activities that occur routinely in project design and during space launches. Supported
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 Mathematics for Physicists and Electrical Engineers  Ronald B. Standler
Why is mathematics important to engineers? And what in mathematics is most important? Three Key Reasons; Specific Comments on Mathematics Courses; Fundamental Topics and Goals. An editorial from The Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications,
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 Mathematics Journals (AMS)  American Mathematical Society
A list of mathematics journals with articles on the Web and a list of Web sites for printed journals, with tables of contents of issues, abstracts of papers, actual papers, information about submissions and subscriptions, etc. See also the Annual Listing
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 Mathematics Journals: Electronic and Printed  Mathematics Dept., Penn State University
Links to dozens of journals, from the Academic press electronic journal library to the Ulam Quarterly, and spanning printed journals from Abstract and Applied Analysis to the Zentralblatt für Mathematik. See also Penn State's page of preprints.
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 MathPad Software  MathPad Software Corp, Ltd.
MathPad provides math, science, and engineering software for engineering, research, academia, and government, serving online Webbased mathematics tools and integrating technical expertise and software development in numeric analysis and thermodynamic
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 Math, Physics, and Engineering Applets  Paul Falstad
Java applets intended to help users visualize various concepts in mathematics, physics, and engineering. Categories include oscillations and waves, acoustics, signal processing, electricity and magnetism: statistics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics,
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 Maths in the City  Marcus du Sautoy, University of Oxford
Mathematical walking tours of Oxford and London led by "mathemagicians" who reveal examples of maths hidden in the Beehive, the Bridge of Sighs, the Gherkin, the Sheldonian Theatre, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and satellite dishes and death rays. Click on the
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 Mathstar
Software packages for mathematics, science, finance and engineering, based around the Mathstar core, covering approximately all the mathematics used through high school to firstyear university. Power Calculator = Mathstar + Electrical routines for technicians
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 Math WWW VL: Bibliographies  Dept. of Mathematics, Florida State University
Links to bibliographies in collegelevel mathematics.
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 Maxima: a GPL CAS based on DOEMACSYMA
Free, opensource computer algebra software. Extensive notes for users and programmers, and a bugreporting system, available here.
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 Mechanisms by Tchebyshev  Mathematical Etudes Foundation
Archival photographs, reproductions, and computer animations of Tchebyshev's machines: plantigrade machine; mechanism for transforming rotation into translational motion; paddling mechanism; wheelchair; paradoxical mechanism; mechanism for transforming
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 MIT+K12  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
An open platform for K12 educators and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to work together to make and crowdcurate videos about science, technology, and math. This collaboration of MIT and Khan Academy invites primary and secondary teachers
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 Mr. Pitonyak's Pyramid Puzzle  John S. Pitonyak
A webquest in which students are divided into construction teams that research the cost of building a pyramid, explore actual pyramids through online exhibits, and submit calculations that they would use to build their pyramid. The site includes instructions,
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 Museum of History of Science, Florence, Italy
A bilingual (Italian and English) site providing research capabilities within the Italian Bibliography of Science History and the Library of the History Of Science Museum. Includes an online exhibition on Mechanical Marvels  Invention in the Age of Leonardo,
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 Museum of the History of Science  Oxford University, U.K.
The Museum houses a collection of historic scientific instruments in the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford, covering almost all aspects of the history of science, from antiquity to the early twentieth century. Particular strengths include the collections
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 MVC (Metroplex Voice Computing)
Hands and mousefree arithmetic and math programs for the physically impaired student who cannot use the keyboard. Voiced mathematics products include: ArithmeticTalk (grades 15, for addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication); MathTalk (grades
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 My Maple Page  Gilberto E. Urroz
Documents and links related to the use of Maple, a commercial, symbolicbased environment, for the solution of problems in science and engineering mathematics.
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 NACME Backs Me  National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Meet engineering role models, find local and online resources, and connect to hundreds of engineering societies, universities and career sites. Designed for middle and high school students with an interest in math, science, engineering and technology,
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 NACME: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
An organization that conducts statistical research; develops model programs that address university performance as well as reform of K12 math and science education; assures that essential guidance information reaches students, parents and teachers; and
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 NASA Education  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
The two main goals of NASA's education program are to "inspire and motivate students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics" by supporting education in the Nation's schools; and to "engage the public in shaping and sharing
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 National Science Foundation (NSF)  U.S. Government
An independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects. Overview of the NSF home page; Visitor Information; Staff
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 Native Access to Engineering Programme (NAEP)  Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Over 1000 pages of free math and science education resources and activities. nativeaccess.com is the domain for the Native Access to Engineering Programme's elearning community.
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 Neil J. A. Sloane
Neil Sloane's research ranges far and wide and includes coding theory, sphere packing, lattices and quadratic forms, packing lines, and planes, spherical codes and designs, quantizing, geometry, combinatorics, the design of experiments, integer sequences,
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 Nonlinear Systems Laboratory  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A group dedicated to the analysis of nonlinear systems: list of publications (some abstracts are available online) and animations of a robot arm catching a ball and a paper airplane.
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 Nummòlt  Maurici Carbó Jordi
Java applets: an area "workshop," which explains area and division by converting numbers in area units; an architect's toy blocks, with gravity; connecting and programming elementary logic (in the form of pipes with light bulbs signifying true sentences);
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 Online Exhibits Hotlist  The Franklin Institute
A list of links to more than 100 online learning experiences for math and science, both interactive projects and exhibits.
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 On the Teeth of Wheels (Computing Science)  Brian Hayes, American Scientist
A little history on the importance of gears in the history of computing and the importance of computing in the history of gears. "Designers of gear trains have not merely borrowed ideas from mathematics but have also developed some of those ideas on their
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 PartsLibrary.com
A CAD resource with a large SolidWorks parts library. Access is reserved for registered PartsLibrary environment users.
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 Pathways to Science  Institute for Broadening Participation
Programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, mentoring, and funding of underrepresented groups on pathways to science,
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 Pentium Bug Revisited  Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
The incident that triggered a barrage of ridicule occurred in the fall of 1994, a few months after Intel had introduced its Pentium microprocessor. The furor started with an email message from Thomas R. Nicely, a mathematician at Lynchburg College in
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 Planetary Gear Simulator  Ryan Cahoon
Dynamically solves for the number of planets and carrier speed, sun gear teeth, or ring gear teeth as you adjust the sliders to vary the other parameters.
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 Plexagon  Pleated Hexagon  Paul Bourke, Ron Evans
Plexagon is a new modular geometry based on the radial pleating of polygonal plates, and their joining or cobracing into 3D modules. This engineering approach can form a very practical basis for modular greenhouses (using recycled plastic sheeting) and
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 Plus Magazine  Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
Plus (formerly PASSMaths) is a triannual online magazine for older pupils and the general public. It publishes articles explaining the diverse applications of mathematics used in solving problems in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and economics.
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 Poles and Zeros of a Causal LTI System  Manfred Thole
A Java applet that shows the domain of a system whose transfer function has two poles and two zeros. Poles and zeros can be dragged with the mouse. The amplitude response and the phase response are shown along the side. Plot: H(s) may take a while.
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 Potto Project  Dr. Genick BarMeir
An open content project meant to be used by the community to write quality text books for colleges. Currently offering the free online textbook, Fundamentals of Compressible Flow Mechanics.
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 Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences  Sheldon M. Ross, Ed.; Cambridge University Press
A journal focusing on stochastic modelling in the physical and engineering sciences, with particular emphasis on queueing theory, reliability theory, inventory theory, simulation, stochastic control theory and probabilistic networks and graphs. Online
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 Project Lead The Way
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) promotes preengineering courses for middle and high school students by partnering public schools, higher education institutions and the private sector. Goals of this national, notforprofit educational program include increasing
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 A Really Friendly Guide to Wavelets  C. Valens
A tutorial in wavelet transforms and their applications to signal theory and image compression, aimed at engineers. The tutorial may be read online, or downloaded as a PDF or zipped PostScript file.
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 Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (RGMIA)  RGMIA and Victoria University, Australia
The Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications disseminates results via publication (both in print and electronic form) and conferences; creates an awareness of the theory of inequalities and support seminars and visiting academics;
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 Robert J. Lang Origami  Robert J. Lang
Lang has catalogued and diagrammed over 400 models, combining aspects of the Western school of mathematical origami design with the Eastern emphasis upon line and form. Read about origami mathematics, which mathematically describe the underlying laws
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 RockandRoll Bridge  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Startling scenes of rippling pavement, featured in a classic film that captured the 1940 destruction of the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge in Washington state, rank among the most dramatic and widely known images in science and engineering. This old
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 Saltire Software
Mathematical technology for industry and education. Saltire Software's core technologies are constraintbased interactive geometry systems, symbolic algebra, and optimization, with products for mechanical engineering, mathematics education and layout
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 Science Montana  Montana State University Extended University
Connecting Montanans more closely with the science happening in Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, and other rare natural resources in the Big Sky State. This portal for Montanarelated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)
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 Science Online  American Association for the Advancement of Science
Searchable Web version of the global weekly research publication, with searchable full text, daily news, Science's Next Wave (Free access: News, forums, columns on career development in science), Science Careers, Electronic Marketplace, and administrative
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 Scientific American
The online version of the technology magazine, with interlinked articles, interviews with scientists, Ask the Experts, and Explorations, guided tours across the Web of recent technological developments. An archive of past articles is included.
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 Scientific Computing & Automation Online
The scientific and technical community's source for new technology. A searchable site with a new product database, a buyers' guide online, and a database of indepth application and technical notes; also a library of archived feature articles and departments,
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 Selected Books Using Technology for Instruction  David Hill, Temple University
A list of books that use technology for instruction for linear algebra, numerical analysis, differential equations, and engineering.
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 SEOSL/MathSoL  HPC Software Inc.
Access this Science and Engineering Online Solution Library with username mathsol and password guest. SEOSL contains 2000 JavaScriptbased science and engineering solution functions. It can be used interactively on Web to compute geometry, basic math
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 Short Signal Harmonic Spectra and Approximation  Dmitriev E.V.
The author writes: "Presently traditional ways to determine signal spectra are based on the expansion of functions in Fourier series or on their representation by Fourier integrals with applying a system of basis ORTHOGONAL functions. For the first time,
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 SIAM Activity Groups  Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Activity Groups on: Control and Systems Theory; Discrete Mathematics; Dynamical Systems; Geometric Design; Geosciences; Linear Algebra; Optimization; Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions; Supercomputing, etc. Rules of Procedure, Initiation and
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