Using MAPLE Effectively in Teaching Undergraduate Physics

   June 8-13, 1997, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology   

Workshop Report

Summary of the Workshop

Overview and Philosophy

  • MAPLE vs. other packages. MAPLE strengths and weaknesses

  • How Can MAPLE Help in the Teaching of Introductory Physics?

  • A philosophy of using MAPLE in physics courses

  • Some Specific Courses

  • MAPLE in Quantum Mechanics

  • MAPLE in Classical Mechanics

  • MAPLE in Electromagnetic Theory

  • MAPLE in Mathematical Physics

  • Resources and Examples

    Some Generic MAPLE for starting up

    Various Maple Resources

    MAPLE examples from the Physics Resource Packets

    Selected Nifty Animations (click to activate link; may take time to load )

    Student Web Access to Maple Files

    Workshop Participants