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Modeling

Keep it simple. Very simple.

Examples

  • Uniform acceleration (from rest): x = 0.5 a t2
  • Natural frequency: omega2 = K / M
  • Axial tension / compression of a rod: delta = PL/AE
  • Deflection of cantilever beam: delta = PL3/3EI
  • 1-D heat transfer
  • Etc....

Highway Sign Model
Roadside data collection unit