Craig Stephen Cooper

Author and Engineer


Math Function Implementations

Posted by Craig on August 12, 2014 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I was thinking about writing a rant about how people complain that math is so hard. Then I decided, on account of the green solid goup I've been coughing up over the last week, that it wasn't worth it.

Anyway, I'm going to post my implementation of the Marcum Q function. I need this because I have an idea for my final PhD publication, and it's gonna be awesome! And to do it, I needed a C++ implementation of this function. Wikipedia has a description

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Evaporating Earth...

Posted by Craig on July 4, 2011 at 9:48 AM Comments comments (0)

This follows on from my fusion post.

After looking at some Polywell updates, I've come to a slightly better understanding of the physics and their progress rates. Also, I've come up with some environmental impacts of widespread fusion proliferation.

The Polywell, like I said in my previous post, started with Farnsworth-Hirsch Fusors. Now, Farnsworth was in fact one of the engineers credited with the invention of Television. His fusor design is very similar in concept to the old CR...

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Fusion - The Sun in a Bottle

Posted by Craig on April 17, 2011 at 7:28 PM Comments comments (8)

I have been considering fusion power.

For the uninitiated, Fusion is a type of nuclear reaction. Before you start throwing around words like Chernobyl and nuclear waste, let me make some definitions.

Current nuclear power plants utilise a process ...

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