Michele McColgan

Siena College

Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

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Activities (3)

LRC Circuit Calculation part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
This is a homework assignment in a course in electronics for sophomore-level physics students on the topic of AC circuits. It includes 3 questions to calculate the reactance, total impedance, and voltage across ...

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Projectile Motion and Circular Motion part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
4 MATLAB Grader (previously Cody Coursework) problems assigned to freshmen physics majors in a general physics course are described. The physics concepts are projectile motion and circular motion.

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Modeling a voltage divider part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Teaching Activities
This is a homework assignment in a course in electronics for sophomore-level physics students on the topic of voltage dividers. At the start of the semester, students receive a kit of electronic components ...

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Essay (1)

The impact of computation in the classroom on independent research experiences. part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2016:Essays
Michele McColgan, Physics and Astronomy, Siena College As more students are considering entering the STEM field, they are entering STEM classes with a broad range of preparation. Unfortunately, many students do ...