ENGS 116 Introduction to Engineering Computation
WHAT IS EXCEL?
Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program that is published by Microsoft Corporation.
THE EXCEL WINDOW AND TERMINOLOGY
The Title Bar
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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
ENGS 116 Introduction to Engineering II
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
Convert the following units
Do this using:
a) pencil and paper
b) using Dimensional Analysis
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
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,
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.
( only evaluate for x>=0)
= ^35 +3
= ( ln()