1. Concepts and components:
Approaches and concepts in first principles modelling. What are the common physical components and how are these modelled?
2. Systems of springs:
How do we model a system comprising a number of resistors linked together? How would this extend to dampers?
i. Springs in parallel pdf file.
ii. Springs in series pdf file.
iii. Springs in parallel video.
iv. Springs in series video.
3. Systems of resistors:
How do we model a system comprising a number of springs linked together? How would this extend to capacitors?
i. Resistors in series pdf file.
ii. Resistors in parallel pdf file..
iii. Resistors in series video.
iv. Resistors in parallel video.
4. Systems of pipes:
Modelling a system comprising a number of pipes linked together? Extensions to systems of heat conductors?
i. Pipes in series and parallel.
ii. Notes on heat conductors.
iii. Pipes in series video
iv. Heat conductors in series.
5. Analogous arrangements:
Simple analogies between arrangements across different disciplines?
i. Analogies discussion and summary.
ii. Analogies in brief.
iii. Pipes and conductors in parallel video.
iv. Analogies summary video.
6. Linearity and non-linear systems:
A concise introduction to superposition, linearity and what to do with non-linear models.Notes pending.
i. Talk through video 1 is on youtube.
ii. Talk through video 2 is on youtube