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 Numerical Integration of Differential Equations. Part I.: Katherine Goble and the Euler’s Method.
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Recent Posts
 A personal tribute to the founder of MD simulation of biological molecules: Prof Herman J.C. Berendsen (19342019)
 The First 150 Years of the Periodic Table of the Elements
 Retro programming nostalgia III: the MSX Microcomputer and the Orbit of the Planets in the Solar System
 Numerical Integration of Differential Equations. Part I.: Katherine Goble and the Euler’s Method.
 The Calculation of the Lattice Energy: The BornHaber Cycle
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 The calculation of the Madelung constant
 Il calcolo della entalpia reticolare: il ciclo di BornHaber
 A personal tribute to the founder of MD simulation of biological molecules: Prof Herman J.C. Berendsen (19342019)
 Il calcolo delle cariche parziali atomiche
 The Calculation of the Lattice Energy: The BornHaber Cycle
 Modeling Natural Pattens and Forms I: Sunflowers Florets and the Golden Ratio
 La simulazione di Dinamica Molecolare
 Physical Chemistry: The Simple Hückel Method
 Il calcolo della costante di Madelung
 Berechnung der Konstante von Madelung
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Calculus in a Nutshell: the Definite Integral of a Monovariate Function
The definite integral is the key tool in calculus for defining and calculating quantities important to mathematics and science, such as areas, volumes, lengths of curved paths, probabilities, and the weights of various objects, just to mention a few. The … Continue reading
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The LissajousBowditch Curves
Try to glue a small mirror to an end of a bent piece of wire fixed to a stable platform and let the laser beam of a laser pointer reflect on it. Entangled spires of an ephemeral dragon of light will … Continue reading
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The Magic Imaginary Numbers
Complex numbers may appear a difficult subject given the name. However, there is nothing of really complicated about complex numbers. However, they definitively add a pinch of \em magic \em in the mathematics manipulations that you can do with them!
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Berechnung der Konstante von Madelung
Die gesamte CoulombPotentialenergie eines Kristalls ist die Summe der einzelnen Terme der elektrostatischen Potentialenergie zum Laden von Ionen e und getrennt nach Entfernung . Die Summe erstreckt sich auf alle im Festkörper vorhandenen Ionenpaare für alle kristallinen Strukturen. Die … Continue reading
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Frosinone and the Ciociaria
Glie musèu Tra glie campanìle i l’Annunziàta,’Ntòcce prima della uìa ‘Ngelòne,Stamatìna sò fatte ‘na fermàtaPè rattaccà le strengh’a strucenòne. Me uànne gli’òcchie doppe ‘na utràtaI uède, tutt’a giòrne, nè salòneAddò ‘na raccòta sta urdenàtaDe prete, crete, pièzze de matòne, Cule de uàse, de … Continue reading
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Calculus in a Nutshell: functions and derivatives
When I was about thirteen, the library was going to get ‘Calculus for the Practical Man.’ By this time I knew, from reading the encyclopedia, that calculus was an important and interesting subject, and I ought to learn it. … Continue reading
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The Fourier Series
Pure mathematics is much more than an armory of tools and techniques for the applied mathematician. On the other hand, the pure mathematician has ever been grateful to applied mathematics for stimulus and inspiration. From the vibrations of the violin … Continue reading
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