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comment Modification of Newton's Law of Cooling
Yeah modelling is extremely fun. Unfortunately I'm in first year and there's not much you can do with high school level mathematics. Onwards to MIT OCW!
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accepted Modification of Newton's Law of Cooling
Dec
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comment Modification of Newton's Law of Cooling
Ah thank you. I modified the equation to be $\frac{dT_1(t)}{dt} = \frac{1}{C_2}(T_2(t)-T_1(t))$ and it looks much better now. As $C_1$ approaches $\infty$ the reciprocal approaches zero and that term is effectively gone. Just wondering, are there any literature online that's related these types of modelling?
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asked Modification of Newton's Law of Cooling
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comment Force and Natural Units
Thank you for that detailed answer. I haven't thought about this before and now I feel stupid. However I do find it kind of strange that the various definitions of force are not consistent, so that we have to have unit conversion there. It would seem logical for proportionality constants to be dimensionless.
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asked Force and Natural Units