Qualitative Methods in Problem Solving

The Evaluation of the Orders of Magnitude
  • Daniele Pescetti


The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of qualitative methods in problem solving during the first two years of university (Pescetti, 1986; Ghione, 993). In particular, original contributions are offered on the topic of evaluation of the orders of magnitude.


Qualitative Method Relevant Parameter Dimensional Analysis Nonlinear Oscillator Correct Choice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniele Pescetti
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  1. 1.Physics InstituteUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly

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