Location

Stephen F Austin State University, Baker Pattillo Student Center, Student Center Theatre and Twilight Ballroom

Start Date

17-4-2018 4:00 PM

End Date

17-4-2018 7:30 PM

Description

The idea of this project came from my curiosity of weather and especially how severe storms are predicted. There are many parameters used to predict severe weather that use mathematical formulas. After sorting through the parameters, the STP was the one selected due to its use of other parameters for prediction of tornadoes, as well as concepts used in Single and Multi-Variable Calculus, such as areas between curves and vector magnitude and direction, and learning how to use new graphs than what is normally used.

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Faculty Sponsor: Lynn Greenleaf (Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

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Apr 17th, 4:00 PM Apr 17th, 7:30 PM

Mathematics of the Significant Tornado Parameter

Stephen F Austin State University, Baker Pattillo Student Center, Student Center Theatre and Twilight Ballroom

The idea of this project came from my curiosity of weather and especially how severe storms are predicted. There are many parameters used to predict severe weather that use mathematical formulas. After sorting through the parameters, the STP was the one selected due to its use of other parameters for prediction of tornadoes, as well as concepts used in Single and Multi-Variable Calculus, such as areas between curves and vector magnitude and direction, and learning how to use new graphs than what is normally used.