Miron Kaufman's MathCAD Course Labs

Miron Kaufman

The list below comprises computer labs, part of courses I teach: University Physics I, University Physics II, Thermal Physics, Statistical Physics, Environmental Physics. You can access them with MathCad 2000, 2001, 2001i or 11.

MCAD course list

University Physics I

Computer lab.#1 Mathcad Tutorial and Projectile Motion
Computer lab.#2 Uniform Circular Motion
Computer lab.#3 Sliding on a Hemisphere without Friction

University Physics II

Computer lab.#1 Electric Field of Two Charges
Computer lab.#2a Electrostatic Potential of Charged Ring
Computer lab.#2b Electric Field of Charged Ring
Computer lab.#3a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field
Computer lab.#3b Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field and in an Electric Field

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Thermal Physics

Computer lab #0 Tutorial and Example of Entropy Maximization
Computer lab #1 Estimate of Mass of Atmosphere
Computer lab #2 Stirling Heat Engine
Computer lab #3 Ruchardt method for Cp/Cv
Computer lab #4 van der Waals fluid
Computer lab #5 Thermodynamic Stability

Statistical Physics

Computer lab #1 Tutorial, Gamma Function, and the Stirling Approximation
Computer lab #2 Einstein Crystal
Computer lab #2b Two-State Model, Negative Temperature, Schottky Hump
Computer lab #3 Electromagnetic Radiation
Computer lab #4 Magnetic Cooling
Computer lab #5 Bose-Einstein Condensation

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Environmental Physics

Computer lab #1 Tutorial and Exponential Growth Consumption Model
Computer lab #2 Hubbert Consumption Model
Computer lab #3 Earth's and Sun's Electromagnetic Radiation
Computer lab #6 Deterministic Chaos
Computer lab #7 Butterfly Effect
Lorenz attractor

The Monte Carlo Method

Computer lab #1 Ideal gas simulation
Computer lab #2 Einstein-Smoluchowski Equation
Computer lab #3 Cellular Automata and Fractals

Quantitative Research Methods

Computer lab #1 Mathcad Tutorial and Normal Distribution
Computer lab #2 Central Limit Theorem
Computer lab #3 Linear Regression

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to see an animation (*.avi file) based on the Fibonacci numbers.

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