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Hydro-turbine project for Multivariable Calculus (Math 237)

In his article, Straffin provides the solutions and asks students to verify them. I require my students to both find and explain the solutions.Click for my version as:

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This project is based on

Straffin, P. D., Jr. 1996. Hydro-Turbine Optimization. Pages 240–250 in Applications of Calculus. P.D. Straffin, Jr., editor. Classroom Resource Materials. MAA.


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