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Why I Upgraded to PTC Mathcad Prime 6.0
March 24, 2020
My personal reasons why I upgraded to Mathcad Prime 6.0.
Football Team Cursed? Here's How to Find Out
January 14, 2020
Using Mathcad to determine if the Philadelphia Eagles have a December curse.
Spreadsheets and Creo: Two Must-Know Integrations
December 16, 2019
Mathcad's READEXCEL function and Creo Parametric Prime Analysis features
Death Star Was a Horrible Design
December 13, 2019
Math shows that the Death Star was actually a terrible design from a strategic and tactical standpoint.
Creating Effective Plots from Your Math Software
May 01, 2019
How to use the new Chart Tool for creating 2D plots in PTC Mathcad Prime 5.0.
Can Math Help You Fall in Love?
February 06, 2019
Using Bayes Theorem to help make better decisions in your love life. Math can help you in relationships!
4 Reasons to Drive Your Designs with Engineering Math Software
December 04, 2018
This article explains why your CAD models and designs should be linked to and driven by engineering math software like PTC Mathcad.
Math Goes to the Movies
September 12, 2018
Using PTC Mathcad to examine three aspects of Die Hard and Die Hard with a Vengeance.
How Math Can Help You Outsmart a Hungry Shark
July 23, 2018
Using PTC Mathcad to compute and plot the random behavior of Brownian motion and Levy Walks to simulate shark movement in different environments.
Star Trek Impulse Power Explained
July 17, 2018
Evaluating the implications of traveling under Impulse Power in Star Trek on power and relativistic effects.
World Cup - Group Stage - Part 2
July 02, 2018
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World Cup - Group Stage - Part 1
June 06, 2018
Star Trek Warp Factors
April 19, 2018
Analyzing warp speeds in Star Trek: The Original Series versus The Next Generation.
Power of Programming
April 09, 2018
I use analysis of the NCAA March Madness Final Four seeds to illustrate the capabilities and advantages of using programming functionality in PTC Mathcad to uncover trends in your data.
What Happened, Dave?
March 22, 2018
I get called onto the carpet to explain how math couldn't predict the historical upset of #16 University of Maryland Baltimore County over overall #1 seed Virginia.
What Math Can Teach Us About March Madness and First Round Upsets
March 08, 2018
Continuing on with our sports theme, I use PTC Mathcad to analyze 32 years of history regarding First Round upsets in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, a.k.a. March Madness.
What If Olympic Ski Jumpers Wore Capes?
February 18, 2018
A fun little exercise using advanced non-linear differential equations to calculate ski jump distances - and how far a certain masked vigilante could soar with an electrically-charged rigid cape.
What Math Can Tell You About Who Will Win Sunday's Football Game
February 01, 2018
Part 2 of our analysis of the opening coin toss for the Big Game on Sunday.
Who Will Win the Coin Toss on Sunday?
January 31, 2018
In part 1 of 2, I use PTC Mathcad to analyze the results of the coin toss that starts the big Sunday NFC - AFC Championship Game, and find some unexpected trends about the data.