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### Whose Line Graph Is it Anyway?

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Which line graph, equations and physical processes go together?

### Ramping it Up

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Look at the calculus behind the simple act of a car going over a step.

### Big and Small Numbers in Chemistry

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Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.

### Escape from Planet Earth

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How fast would you have to throw a ball upwards so that it would never land?

### Guessing the Graph

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Can you suggest a curve to fit some experimental data? Can you work out where the data might have come from?

### Physnrich

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PhysNRICH is the area of the StemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of physics

### Pack Man

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A look at different crystal lattice structures, and how they relate to structural properties

### Core Scientific Mathematics

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This is the area of the advanced stemNRICH site devoted to the core applied mathematics underlying the sciences.

### Universal Time, Mass, Length

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Can you work out the natural time scale for the universe?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics - Group Task

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Work in groups to try to create the best approximations to these physical quantities.

### The Not-so-simple Pendulum 1

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See how the motion of the simple pendulum is not-so-simple after all.

### Constantly Changing

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Many physical constants are only known to a certain accuracy. Explore the numerical error bounds in the mass of water and its constituents.

### Neural Nets

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Find out some of the mathematics behind neural networks.

### Moving Stonehenge

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A look at the fluid mechanics questions that are raised by the Stonehenge 'bluestones'.

### Levels of Bohr

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Look at the units in the expression for the energy levels of the electrons in a hydrogen atom according to the Bohr model.

### Ideal Gases

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Problems which make you think about the kinetic ideas underlying the ideal gas laws.

### The Lorentz Force Law

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Explore the Lorentz force law for charges moving in different ways.

### The Power of Dimensional Analysis

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An introduction to a useful tool to check the validity of an equation.

### Engnrich

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engNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH Advanced site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of engineering

### Reaction Types

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Explore the rates of growth of the sorts of simple polynomials often used in mathematical modelling.

### Powerfully Fast

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Explore the power of aeroplanes, spaceships and horses.

### Drug Stabiliser

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How does the half-life of a drug affect the build up of medication in the body over time?

### Big and Small Numbers in Physics

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Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.

### Diamonds Aren't Forever

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Ever wondered what it would be like to vaporise a diamond? Find out inside...

### Lennard Jones Potential

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Investigate why the Lennard-Jones potential gives a good approximate explanation for the behaviour of atoms at close ranges

### Striking Gold

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Investigate some of the issues raised by Geiger and Marsden's famous scattering experiment in which they fired alpha particles at a sheet of gold.

### Gravity Paths

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Where will the spaceman go when he falls through these strange planetary systems?

### Bigger or Smaller?

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When you change the units, do the numbers get bigger or smaller?

### Cannon Balls

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How high will a ball taking a million seconds to fall travel?

### Cobalt Decay

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Investigate the effects of the half-lifes of the isotopes of cobalt on the mass of a mystery lump of the element.

### Approximately Certain

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Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size

### Mach Attack

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Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.

### A Question of Scale

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Use your skill and knowledge to place various scientific lengths in order of size. Can you judge the length of objects with sizes ranging from 1 Angstrom to 1 million km with no wrong attempts?

### New Units for Old

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Can you match up the entries from this table of units?

### Pumping the Power

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What is an AC voltage? How much power does an AC power source supply?

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A look at a fluid mechanics technique called the Steady Flow Momentum Equation.

### Go Spaceship Go

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Show that even a very powerful spaceship would eventually run out of overtaking power

### The Not-so-simple Pendulum 2

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Things are roughened up and friction is now added to the approximate simple pendulum

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Which units would you choose best to fit these situations?

### Whoosh

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A ball whooshes down a slide and hits another ball which flies off the slide horizontally as a projectile. How far does it go?

### Maths in the Undergraduate Physical Sciences

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An article about the kind of maths a first year undergraduate in physics, engineering and other physical sciences courses might encounter. The aim is to highlight the link between particular maths. . . .

### Chemnrich

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chemNRICH is the area of the stemNRICH site devoted to the mathematics underlying the study of chemistry, designed to help develop the mathematics required to get the most from your study. . . .

### Modelling Assumptions in Mechanics

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An article demonstrating mathematically how various physical modelling assumptions affect the solution to the seemingly simple problem of the projectile.

### The Real Hydrogen Atom

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Dip your toe into the world of quantum mechanics by looking at the Schrodinger equation for hydrogen atoms

### Ideal Axes

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Explore how can changing the axes for a plot of an equation can lead to different shaped graphs emerging

### Battery Modelling

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Find out how to model a battery mathematically

### Sweeping Satellite

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Derive an equation which describes satellite dynamics.

### Eudiometry

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When a mixture of gases burn, will the volume change?