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The M.U.P.P.E.T. Utilities -- Programming tools for solving physics problems

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The M.U.P.P.E.T. Utilities are a set of software tools in Pascal that make it simple for both students and faculty to learn to solve physics problems using procedural programming.

The M.U.P.P.E.T. Utilities are now available from Physics Academic Software. The Utilities include tools for graphing, building data input screens and menus, parsing, and simple animation. The two disks contain the utilities and 32 sample programs, both in executable and code form. The product includes a 280 page manual that provides an introduction to DOS, Pascal, and Turbo Pascal, as well as a description of the utilities for graphing.

The Maryland University Project in Physics and Educational Technology (M.U.P.P.E.T.) was begun in 1983 by a group of physicists at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. M.U.P.P.E.T. and its descendent projects CUPLE and CUPS have received nearly $3 Million in funding from the Federal Government (FIPSE, NSF), industry (IBM, Apple), and foundations (Annenberg/CPB). Software produced by these projects have won numerous software awards.

For more information about The M.U.P.P.E.T. Utilities click on one of the entries below:

Some courses using M.U.P.P.E.T. materials developed at the University of Sydney:

Turbo Pascal is a registered trademark of Borland International, Scotts Valley, CA.

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The M.U.P.P.E.T. Utilities is available from Physics Academic Software (phone 1-800-955-TASL for information or orders).

Edward F. Redish
Jack M. Wilson
Ian D. Johnston

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