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Welcome to the Applied Math Lab!

The Applied Math Lab at HMC contains various physical demonstrations that highlight key mathematical concepts. Below you will find links to several of our current demos. Feel free to contact us if you want to use any of these in your class or if you want to contribute your own demo to the lab.

Chaotic Elastica

Forced Elastica

Double Pendulum

Inverted Pendulum

Laminar Flow

Magnetic Pendulum

Soap Film Demos

Vortex Cannon


Chladni Plate