ENGS 116 Introduction to Engineering Computation
Manhattan College
Spring 2017
Donohue
WHAT IS EXCEL?
Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program that is published by Microsoft Corporation.
THE EXCEL WINDOW AND TERMINOLOGY
The Title Bar
The Title Bar is lo

SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
What are significant figures?
All measurements have some degree of uncertainty; how great the uncertainty is depends on both the
accuracy of the measuring device and the skill of its operator. On a triple-beam platform balance, the
mas

ENGS 116 Introduction to Engineering II
Manhattan College
Spring 2016
Donohue
Homework #6
Due Friday, April 1 At the Beginning of Class
(Office Hours: Tues/Fri 12:15 to 2, Wed March 22 12-2 in LEO 102 or in my office)
1. Find and correct the errors in the

Question 1
Convert the following units
Number
70
20.8
137
22
Do this using:
a) pencil and paper
b) using Dimensional Analysis
Original
Years
feet/second
pound/ft^3
C
Convert To
Seconds
miles/hour
kilgram/meter^3
F
70
365
24
60
60
20.8
5280
3600
Answer
220

Question 1
2,000 dollars were deposited in a bank that earns 5 percent
interest. Calculate the amount of money in the bank after
20 years is the interest is compounded
Current Value
Interest Rate
Time
A) quarterly
B) Monthly
C) Daily
D) Continuously
If th

Question 1
In thermodynamics, particles (like electrons and protons) have some average
"state", and fluctuate around that "state". The fluctuation function for protons is
Where N is the number of protons
(so when N=1, the fluctuation value is equal to 1,

Question 1
Plot the following functions and their derivatives on the same set of axes from x=-10 to x=10,
with an x interval of x=.25. Find the location of any minima or maxima for each function.
A)
B)
( only evaluate for x>=0)
= ^35 +3
=^2
= ( ln()
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