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1-013-SleuthingWithDifferentialEquations-ModelingScenario

Author(s): Brian Winkel

SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

Keywords: projectile motion acceleration Newton's Law of Cooling speeding

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Resource Image We present several situations in which differential equation models serve to aid in sleuthing and general investigations.

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One involves initial speed given information about constant deceleration and distance to stop in traffic incident; one involves modeling a steel ball launched vertically and some issues about flight; and two involve time of death issues using Newton's Law of Cooling and Sherlock Holmes' quick analysis.

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Author(s): Brian Winkel

SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

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