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NAE Grand Challenges Project
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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Subject: Engineering
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LRC Circuit Calculation
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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Subject: Physics
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Projectile Motion and Circular Motion
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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Subject: Physics
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Gravity prospecting
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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Subject: Geoscience
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Exploring the Variational Principle
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno
The purpose of this assignment is to explore the variational principle as it is applied in quantum chemistry to compute the energies of multi-electron atoms. Specifically we explore the helium-like atoms (e.g. H{ , ...

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Subject: Chemistry

Composite Numerical Integration
Mahmud Akelbek, Weber State University
Students will learn Composite Trapezoidal rule, Composite Simpson's rule, and Composite Midpoint Rule. Students are also asked to compare the results from these different methods. Keywords: Composite ...

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Subject: Mathematics

Linear Regression: The Breathing Hekla Volcano
Robert Moucha, Syracuse University
This MATLAB computing lab assignment introduces students to linear regression using real geodetic data depicting the inflation and deflation of the Hekla Volcano in Iceland over two decades. Students use linear ...

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Subject: Geoscience

Using Matlab to Evaluate a Bracket in Equilibrium
Becca Edwards, Southwestern University
Students will evaluate a t-shaped bracket with both supports and applied forces. Both hand calculations and a Matlab script will be used to evaluate the forces. Then, the student will experiment with changing the ...

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Subject: Physics

Introduction to geochemical calculations using MATLAB
Don Baker, McGill University
This activity is designed to teach the students how to find and use MATLAB functions to solve equations and to write simple programs to calculate chemical equilibria.

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Subject: Geoscience

X-ray vision for aspiring superheroes: Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar data analysis using Matlab
Alain Plattner, California State University-Fresno
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Click to watch Alain Plattner discuss his activity or watch the full webinar.In this lab activity, ...

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Subject: Geoscience