CE 3101
Fall 2011
Thought Problem Calculating a Square Root
Your brain receives, stores, and processes information, dispenses results, and controls your biological equipment. When properly programmed,
CE 3101
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A Simple Truss Exposed
Problem
Consider the simple, statically determinant truss shown in Figure 1. This figure also presents the externally applied forces. 2 3
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Report Guidelines
Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines. David Letterman (1947-)
Introduction
Your homework scores will dominate your grade in this class1 . Typically
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Professional Email Etiquette
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)
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Fall 2011
Some Partial Differential Equations and Associated Finite Difference Schemes
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1.1
Recall
Forward Difference
f f(x + x, y) - f(x, y) (x, y) x x f(x, y + y) - f(x, y) f (x, y) y y (1)
Applications of MATLAB: Ordinary Dierential Equations (ODE)
David Houcque
Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science - Northwestern University 2145 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL 60208-
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Fall 2011
A Brief Introduction to Multiquadric Interpolation
Background
Given a set of n distinct, but otherwise arbitrary, observation locations in cfw_(xi , yi ) : i = 1, 2, ., n and given t
Homework 13
Place Your Name Here Department of Civil Engineering University of Minnesota December 6, 2011
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Problem Statement
Your assignment1 is to typeset this document2 in LaTeX3 . This is an indiv
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Homework 12 - Project "Dakota"
This is a 25-point PAIRED-PAIRED-GROUP assignment. Due Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 11:59:59 P.M.
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to four (4) membe
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Homework 10 Drawing and Annotating a Truss
This is a 25-point PAIRED GROUP assignment. Due Thursday, 17 November 2011, 12:55 P.M.
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to two (2) me
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Homework 09 Detention Pond Design
This is a 25-point PAIRED GROUP assignment. Due Thursday, 10 November 2011, 11:55 P.M.
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to two (2) members1 yo
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Homework 08 - Mohr's Circle for Plane Stress
Due Thursday, 3 November 2011, 11:55 P.M. This is an INDIVIDUAL assignment.
Abstract
As INDIVIDUAL students1 , you will design and implem
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Homework 07 Multiquadric Interpolation and Contour Maps using MATLAB
Due Thursday, 27 October 2011, 11:55 P.M. This is an INDIVIDUAL assignment.
Abstract
You will write a MATLAB func
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Fall 2011
Homework 06 Optimal Design of a Non-prismatic Beam
(Solving a 4th-order ordinary differential equation using the "shooting method") Due Tuesday, 18 October 2011, 11:55 P.M. This is a
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Fall 2011
Homework 05 The Monod Growth Model for Biodegradation Kinetics
Due Tuesday, 11 October 2011, 11:55 P.M.
The study of the growth of bacterial cultures does not constitute a specialize
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Fall 2011
Some Thoughts on Homework 04
Objective
Your objective in this assignment is to determine four well locations, cfw_(x1 , y1 ), (x2 , y2 ), (x3 , y3 ), (x4 , y4 ), and the four associa
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Homework 04 Construction Dewatering
Due Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 11:55 P.M. (This is a 25 point group assignment.)
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to three members, you will w
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Homework 03 Locating the Source
Due Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 11:59:59 PM (This is a 25 point group assignment.)
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to three members, you will w
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Fall 2011
Homework 02 Filling the Water Tower
Due Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 11:55 P.M. (This is a 25 point group assignment.)
Abstract
In self-selected groups of up to three members, you wil
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Fall 2011
Homework 01 Computing the Frictional Head Loss for Flow in a Water Main 1
Due Tuesday, 13 September 2011, 11:55 P.M. (This is a 25 point group assignment.)
Abstract
In self-selected