David A. Smith and Lawrence
C. Moore, Duke University
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Richard M. Schori, Oregon State University
with the assistance of
Purposes: To study differential
equations that model falling objects subject to air resistance -- for example,
raindrops -- and to develop Euler's Method, a tool for approximating solutions
of initial value problems.
Jer-Chin Chuang, Furman University
John Michel, Marietta College
Note: Although not
identified by name, Euler's Method was the tool used in the limited growth
population growth and slope field modules.