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College/Employer: Stanford

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Past Classes

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C7429: Calculus of Variations: An Idea that Changed Physics in Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 16 - 17, 2019)
Newton's Laws have been presented as a fundamental law, but a century later Lagrange proposed a new paradigm that can prove the Three Laws of Motion. We will be using the tools of Calculus of Variations both to derive Newton's Laws and easily tackle problems once seen very difficult like proving the shortest distance between two points is a straight line and finding the curve that maximizes a bead's speed.