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Kinematics of a 2D Asymmetric Nonlinear Oscillator

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Haiduke Sarafian


Pennsylvania State University, University College, York, USA.


Motion of a point-like massive particle under the influence of two nonidentical linear springs conducive to an irregular planar oscillation is analyzed. 152 more words

Numerical Algorithms: Variational Integrators

When I was rummaging through my digital attic I found code that I had worked on a few years ago. It is not related to data or database technologies but it is in itself interesting, so that I thought I’d better share it. 971 more words


Line: a mathematical fiction

A friend of mine once asked me “Why is the equation of a straight line y=mx+c“?. The question itself had surprised me, because it was very elementary to me. 989 more words