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  1. Mechanics of Particles and Systems - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to mechanics of particles and systems, which studies dynamics of sets of particles or solid bodies, including rotating and vibrating bodies, using variational principles (energy-minimization) as well as differential equations. History; applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web sites with this focus. more>>


 
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  1. 3D-XplorMath - Richard Palais
    3D-XplorMath creates visualizations of mathematical objects and processes. This tool has built-in algorithms for displaying mathematical objects such as plane curves, space curves, surfaces, conformal maps, polyhedra, ordinary and partial differential ...more>>

  2. 5 Examples in Quantum Mechanics - Tom Kirkman
    An informal textbook, introducing quantum mechanics with a grounding in classical mechanics. It tries to formulate problems in ways that allow easy translation into Mathematica code. Sets of problems at the end of each "chapter" provide extentions of ...more>>

  3. Brownian Motion - Charlie Geyer
    An applet that draws one-dimensional Brownian motion, with source code and a link to statistical Java applets by others. ...more>>

  4. Channeling quantum information efficiently - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    By carefully choosing how a message is encoded and decoded, it's possible to approach the theoretical maximum for transmitting information via photons or other quantum particles. ...more>>

  5. David Marius Bressoud
    David Bressoud has written several undergraduate textbooks that use physics and the history of mathematics to motivate the study of multi-variable calculus, number theory, real analysis. Other books include A Course in Computational Number Theory and ...more>>

  6. Divide and conquer for quantum computers - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    In theory, quantum computations can be speeded up significantly by letting many quantum computers work together in parallel on data encoded as particles in an entangled quantum state. ...more>>

  7. The Feynman Lectures on Physics - California Institute of Technology
    Free online edition of the book by Richard Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, and Matthew Sands, based on the Nobel Prize winner's lectures presented in the early 1960s at Caltech. Volume I mainly addresses mechanics, radiation, and heat; Volume II, electromagnetism ...more>>

  8. FTL
    An online magazine with articles about space, science, and science fiction. Features include a series of humorous articles by Ian Stewart, with topics ranging from lattice polyhedra (and conceptual art) to Diophantine equations (and camels). ...more>>

  9. Interactive Science Activities on the Web (ISAW) - Richard L. Bowman; Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
    Java activities demonstrating fractals and Kepler's laws of planetary orbits. Includes a lab activity using the planetary orbit applet. ...more>>

  10. Inverse Problems in Geophysics - Gennady Ryzhikov, Marina Biryulina
    Links to sites that provide information about inverse problems in geophysics, novel transforms and signal enhancement, imaging, seismic data processing, etc. ...more>>

  11. Mathematical Ideas in Science - Seven Stones Multimedia
    A series of tutorial modules using JavaScript, Shockwave for Director, or Shockwave Flash: sphere packings, shapes and lattices; waves described, longitudinal and transverse wave lab, 2-dimensional harmonic disturbance; 2-dimensional vector components ...more>>

  12. N-Body / Particle Simulation Methods - Amara Graps
    An article summarizing different methods for modeling the gravitational interaction of an arbitrary number of particles, including the particle-particle, tree-code, and symplectic methods. Mirrors at http://galileo.mpi-hd.mpg.de/~graps/other/nbody.html ...more>>

  13. Physics Simulations in Java - Erik Neumann
    Twenty different Java-based, interactive, classical mechanics simulations: springs and masses, pendulums, roller coasters, etc. Move objects or change parameters like gravity, friction, etc. Full math explanations and free source code is provided. ...more>>

  14. Schroedinger's Cash Register - Oliver Baker - Science News Online
    A discussion of the application of physics (particle physics, quantum theory, and statistical mechanics) to finance theory, with econophysicists attempting to break ground in Wall Street, and the possible underlying mathematical structure of market behavior. ...more>>

  15. Soliton Lab Art Gallery - Kanehisa Takasaki, Takasaki Lab, Kyoto University
    The site contains a soliton-lab as well as links to mathematics galleries. The special exhibition section contains links to related sites from around the world while the permanent exhibition section is an explanation of solitons with more links to other ...more>>

  16. TestTubeGames - Andy Hall
    Apps, Flash games, and simulations by "an escaped physics grad turned educator.... following his dream to make abstract physics concrete. And draw dinosaurs." Explore special relativity with Velocity Raptor, orbits and chaos with Gravity Sim, particle ...more>>

  17. Theoretical and Numerical Approach to "Magic Angle" of Stone Skipping - Shin-ichiro Nagahiro and Yoshinori Hayakawa, Department of Physics, Tohoku University, Japan
    As published in the American Physical Society's Physical Review Letters: Nagahiro and Hayakawa "... investigate the condition for the bounce of circular disks which obliquely impacts on the fluid surface. An experiment [C. Clanet, F. Hersen, and L. Bocquet, ...more>>

  18. Title III MSS Final Performance Report - Dana Lee Ling
    Dana Lee Ling is a mathematics and science software specialist at the College of Micronesia-FSM. Articles document the College's attempts to increase the success of pre-algebra and algebra students through "conceptual" and technology-based approaches. ...more>>


 
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