Teaching Resources

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Intro to Error Analysis A writeup meant to be an introduction to the often confusing realm of error analysis.

Three Set Venn Diagram

Set and Logic Theory This writeup provides a brief overview of the basic aspects of sets and their associated notation.

Portrait of Joseph-Louis Lagrange

The Lagrangian Ever wondered why the Lagrangian is L=T-U? I did, here is a paper about the ethereal functional from classical mechanics.

The wave equation in vector form

The Wave Equation An introduction to solving the wave equation (in one dimension) and boundary conditions for partial differential equations.

Integrating the Dirac delta function

Distribution Theory An introduction to the theory of distributions, starting from common proofs and extending to multivariable applications.

Screen from 2001: A Space Odyssey

History of Labs A Capstone project for UT's EDC 385G on the history and condition of introductory teaching laboratories.

Other Projects

MiDataLabs

MiDataLabs

MiDataLabs helps advance public data literacy, encourage civic engagement, and promote informed decision-making.

Dissertation

Dissertation

A link to my PhD thesis studying the relationship between school demographics and aggregate standardized test performance.

Microrheology

Microrheology

During the Summer of 2012, I worked with another PhD student on calculating the viscosity of cytoplasm in a fruit fly embryo.

Equivalent Resistance

Equivalent Resistance

An example of calculating the equivalent resistance for an infinite array of resistors. The result here is really cool.

Solar Sails

Solar Sails

Wrote a paper on solar sails for my final project in undergrad electromagnetism. Staying under the three page limit was tough.

Stress Tensor

Stress Tensor

A calculation of the electromagnetic stress-energy tensor (and thus the energy and momentum density) for special relativity. (W.I.P.)

Bob

Bob

I wrote a short story about a man who is tormented by Maxwell's demon in his dreams, and it begins to impact his life

Relaxation Method

Relaxation Method

I wrote a few programs that calculate the electric potential for different boundary conditions, for rectangular and polar coordinates.

Normal Modes

Normal Modes

A calculation of some normal modes for coupled oscillations in a linear system of four masses connected by five springs.

Test Score Flow

Test Score Flow

My poster from the 2015 AAPT Summer meeting.

School Clustering

School Clustering

My poster from the 2017 AAPT Summer meeting.

We compared students' learning behav

We compared students' learning behav

We compared students' learning behavior when completing identical online calculus-based physics homework assignments organized in mastery and traditional formats.

CONTACT ME

Matt Guthrie

Scientist and Data Nerd

Phone:

616.510.6782

 

Email:

matthew.guthrie@ucf.edu

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We compared students' learning behav

We compared students' learning behavior when completing identical online calculus-based physics homework assignments organized in mastery and traditional formats.

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