Visualizing potentials and path integrals for Physics I

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Visualizing potentials and path integrals for Physics I

Postby George_Voulgaris » Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:22 pm

Using Mathematica, I have created some transparencies for teaching Force Fields, Potential Curves and Calculate the Work along Closed Paths.
For the Path Integrals, I produced the resulting formulas and used Mathematica for the arithmetic calculation.
Is there a more elegant method to evaluate Path Integrals? Something that depicts the vector formulas used in the text.
I am considering to use M. for home projects of the students.
The Course is Physics I (introduction to mechanics).
Thanks
George V. :D
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Re: Visualizing potentials and path integrals for Physics I

Postby Jose_Luis_Gomez » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:19 pm

I guess this might give you some ideas:

http://homepage.cem.itesm.mx/lgomez/dat ... ntegral.nb

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