An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical
modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple
problem of the projectile.
Follow in the steps of Newton and find the path that the earth
follows around the sun.
Things are roughened up and friction is now added to the
approximate simple pendulum
Dip your toe into the world of quantum mechanics by looking at the
Schrodinger equation for hydrogen atoms
See how differential equations might be used to make a realistic
model of a system containing predators and their prey.
Look at the advanced way of viewing sin and cos through their power series.
Solve these differential equations to see how a minus sign can
change the answer
Get further into power series using the fascinating Bessel's equation.
Match the descriptions of physical processes to these differential
See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after
Can you find the differential equations giving rise to these famous solutions?
Explore the possibilities for reaction rates versus concentrations
with this non-linear differential equation
How many eggs should a bird lay to maximise the number of chicks
that will hatch? An introduction to optimisation.