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Friday, April 25, 2014

Simple Solve Maze Problem

A simple Java Program that finds a path through a maze.  The maze always has one solvable path.  Uses a depth-first search algorithm

https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanprogramming/classroom-news/simplesolvemazeprogram

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Sample Questions on Early Quantum Theory and Models of Atoms

Sample Questions on Early Quantum Theory and Models of Atoms

Question 1
In a Compton scattering experiment, what scattering angle produces the greatest change in wavelength?
   
    180°
   

Question 2
Who first suggested that the energy of any molecular vibration can be change only in discrete bundles?
    Planck
   
Question 3
What is a photon?
   
    a small bundle of electromagnetic energy that has particle-like properties
   
Question 4
Who explained the photoelectric effect?
   
    Einstein
 
Question 5
In the Compton effect, as the scattering angle increases, the wavelength of
the X-rays scattered at that angle
   
    increases.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Updated TextBooks for Discrete Math and Linear Algebra


Updated links for pdf's of two textbooks needed for Discrete Math II
http://astro.temple.edu/~tue79412/

Sample Physics Questions Special Theory of Relativity

Sample physics questions plus java file named STR.java to help calculate Special Theory of Relativity questions


 plain text questions
 https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanphysics/dt11

plain text java file
https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanphysics/strjava

all resources
https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanphysics/course-materials

Friday, April 4, 2014

Comparing Sorting Algorithms

The link below has a java program that compares sorting algorithms merge sort, quick sort, and insertion sort, and displays this in a JTable

https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanprogramming/classroom-news/comparisonofsortingalgorithms

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sorting Class in Java

https://sites.google.com/site/markelmerdolanprogramming/classroom-news/sortingclass

The link has a file that goes through the following sorting algorithms in Java

Arrays.sort
Collections.sort
Selection sort
Bubble sort
Insertion sort
Shell sort
Merge sort
Heap sort
Quick sort