Latest Scientific modeling Stories

2012-09-05 23:04:15

Maplesoft announced a new release of MapleSim, the Modelica®-based physical modeling and simulation platform. With tighter Modelica integration, as well as more simulation, analysis, and connectivity capabilities, MapleSim 6 offers even more ways for engineers to meet and exceed their system-level requirements. Waterloo, Canada (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Maplesoft today announced a new release of MapleSim, the Modelica®-based physical modeling and simulation platform. With tighter...

2012-07-26 23:00:43

Acclaimed author, keynote speaker, innovator and expert on leadership and visualization to host weekly show on visualizing the full potential of human leadership. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Adil Dalal, Founder and CEO of Pinnacle Process Solutions International ®LLC, will premiere his new radio program See2B on See2Bradio.com on Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM CST. “See2B: Visualize Your Potential” will feature discussions on a variety of current issues with...

2012-06-27 22:35:13

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the mathematics underlying movie special effects at this free public event, July 11 at 6:15 PM at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. What do Avatar, The Chronicles of Narnia, X-Men, Harry Potter, and Pirates of the Caribbean have in common? Simulated physics. That´s right. Making visual effects real for movie audiences–be it Avatar´s vast ocean surface or rising water levels in The Deathly Hallows–requires quite a bit of physics and...

Latest Scientific modeling Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:43

Ptolemaic System -- The Ptolemaic system was a system to explain the motions of the heavens, espoused by Claudius Ptolemaeus in Almagest sometime around the second century, C.E., and accepted for over a thousand years by the vast majority of people to be the correct cosmological model. Unlike earlier systems (such as 'the stars move because that is the will of the gods', or the model of concentric spheres), the Ptolemaic model explained all phenomena in the sky, while holding to Plato's...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Geocentric Model -- The geocentric model of the cosmos is a paradigm which places the Earth at the center of the universe. Common in ancient Greece, it was believed by both Aristotle and Ptolemy. Most Greeks assumed that the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets orbit Earth. Similar ideas were held in ancient China. The geocentric model was gradually replaced by the heliocentric model of Copernicus and Galileo due to the simplicity and predictive accuracy of that newer model. In this model, a...

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