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Projectile Motion and Circular Motion part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
Michele McColgan, Siena College
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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NAE Grand Challenges Project part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
Dan Burleson, University of Houston-University Park
The project requires a group of students to explore one of the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges using MATLAB as a tool. Students explore a grand challenge by researching data and performing ...

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Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Project part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
Dan Burleson, University of Houston-University Park
This activity is a project designed to introduce undergraduate chemical engineering students to chemical engineering thermodynamics in the context of MATLAB. The project requires students to learn concepts they ...

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Using Regression Models to make Predictions part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
Michelle Isenhour, Naval Postgraduate School
This activity introduces students to prediction and confidence intervals for a simple linear regression model using a MATLAB Live Script. To draw a connection to confidence intervals for an unknown population mean, ...

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LRC Circuit Calculation part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
Michele McColgan, Siena College
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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Gravity prospecting part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2017:Activities
James Conder, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Students are given a set of gravity data with the aim of finding high density anomalies in the subsurface. Keywords: Data analysis; inverse modeling

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Kinetics of Herbicide Photodegradation part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno
This lab activity is designed to connect student's knowledge of reaction rates to actual data and an unfamiliar system (photodegradation of phenylurea herbicides in the presence of various catalysts). Students ...

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Glacier Flow Model and Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
Dan Morgan, Vanderbilt University
The goal of this assignment is for students to recognize that adding some randomization and "noise" to a model yields different results each time we run the model, and we can pull some useful statistics ...

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Impacts of anthropogenic sound on marine mammals part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Activities
Andrew Fischer, university of tasmania
Marine mammals rely on sound for their daily existence. Therefore, the introduction of anthropogenic noise in the marine environment can have a profound impact on their behavior. Listening to sounds in the ocean is ...

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Synthesizing Marine Data Sets using MATLAB part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2018:Activities
Diane Fribance, Coastal Carolina University
Students use MATLAB to analyze an oceanographic data set collected in an estuary on a class boat trip, and put it into context using time-series data downloaded from online sources. Some basic oceanographic ...

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