Category Archives: Classical Mechanics

One Shot, One Kill: The Coriolis Effect – Lin Sen

In the now-classic Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare, the only time you get to lay your hands on the sleek .50 Barrett M82 is during this scene – One shot, One Kill. Now, if you are familiar with the … Continue reading

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Integration by Parts — Lee Ziyang

Description: This FOTW issue presents a shortcut to using the integration by parts technique to integrate stuff. While this technique is taught in JC2 H2 math, I think using the shortcut presented makes life easier. In this FOTW, we’ll first … Continue reading

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Hydrodynamics: The Reynolds Number – Li Kewei

The Reynolds number is an important quantity in hydrodynamics. According to Wikipedia, the Reynolds number is a dimensionless number that gives a measure of the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces. I guess that doesn’t tell you much about … Continue reading

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