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A Model of a Hydroplane


A Model of a Hydroplane

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This is a subsite associated with the parent site called IDEA (Internet Differential Equation Activities).  The activity on this page explores the effect of drag in modeling the motion of a hydroplane racing boat using the basic force balancing equation.  Interactive Java applet graphing utilities provide visualizations of the results. 
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: October 17, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 07, 2011
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Submitter: Danny Davis
Keywords: mathematical modeling, CODEE, force balancing equation, qualitative analysis


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java applet enabled browser.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
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