By Ramsden P., Kent P.
The direction is introduced in types, for first yr Civil and Chemical Engineering scholars. direction size is 6 hours and 10 hours, respectively. The direction involves "core" fabric on Mathematica, mixed with particular engineering issues that fluctuate in every one division - for Civil, beams and vibrations, for Chemical, idea of gases and fluid movement. There also are a few particular mathematical issues. the general objective of those classes is to teach scholars that mathematical software program like Mathematica is suitable to their experiences. finally, we are hoping to reinforce this message by way of having Mathematica look in lectures and assignments in different first-year classes. those classes were defined in a chain of articles, all on hand on-line at http://metric.ma.ic.ac.uk/articlesTopics:Civil Engineering: Mathematica portraits and animations - static and quasi-static beam deflection difficulties Numerical resolution of differential equations - damped and compelled vibrations of a loaded beam Chemical Engineering: Mathematica portraits and animations - the Van der Waals fuel equation, fluid circulate round stumbling blocks Mathematica symbolics - discovering desk bound issues on curves and surfaces Mathematica numerics - calculating friction components for circulate in pipes, computing particle paths in fluids basic programming in Mathematica"
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Option 1: a major programming exercise with the idea of putting into practice the Mathematica you’vebeen learning in Sessions 1 and 2. 2. Option 3: Mathematica surgery. You bring along any problems in your own work for which Mathematica might be useful, and we’ll try to help you implement Mathematica appropriately. In addition, we have described a number of the Internet resources available to Mathematica users. 3. 1 Extended exercise: the Logistic Map The logistic map is one of the simplest, and most famous, of nonlinear dynamical systems.
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Further ideas you might explore: Generalize the code you have written so far so that it can be applied to any map, not just the logistic map. Use this new code to investigate the complex map z z2 + c, where c is a complex parameter and z0 = 0. Write Mathematica code for plotting the Julia Sets and the Mandelbrot Set in the Argand Diagram. 2 Case studies Separate from this booklet we have prepared a number of Case Studies, or “common tasks for the academic user of Mathematica”. Here are the current titles: 1.
An Introduction to Mathematica by Ramsden P., Kent P.