Mathematica 9 is now available

Wolfram Library Archive

Courseware Demos MathSource Technical Notes
All Collections Articles Books Conference Proceedings

Does This Mathematica-Based Software Package Make Teaching Obsolete?

T. Nguyen
Journal / Anthology

26th Asilomer Conference
Year: 1992
Volume: 1
Page range: 224-228

Calculators that can find the roots of characteristic polynomials have made many stability tests (Routh, Hurwitz, Sturm, etc) obsolete. Likewise, Bode plots have been rendered unnecessary for those who can have accurate computer plots of magnitude and phase responses. Now, does the new software package SPP that can do so many things in linear systems make professors lose their jobs?

*Engineering > Signal Processing