Community Profile # Alan Stevens

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Hi, what does ; exactly mean?
It means start a new row, e.g. x = [1 2; 3 4]; disp(x)

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Solve the IVP y′′′=sin(y2)+y′+cos(t), provided with an appropriate set of initial conditions of your choice, and using Matlab's ODE45 function.
Like this? (Note the IC for d^2y/dt^2 must be consistent with the values chosen for y(0) and dy(0)/dt). Change the IC's and tim...

12 days ago | 0

Need Help Solving System of ODEs
You haven't included the first term on the right-hand side of your equation for dV/dt, nor for dgamma/dt.

13 days ago | 1

spring mass using ode45
Like this x0 = [0; 0]; tspan = [0, 10]; [t, x] = ode45(@func, tspan, x0); subplot(2,1,1) plot(t, x(:, 1)); grid('on...

13 days ago | 0

I am getting error in this program. Please suggest the corrections.
Change c = [1 2 2 3 4 5 6 7]; to c = [1 2 3 4 5 6 7];

14 days ago | 1

Hello, I'm trying to plot one non-piecewise function and two piecewise functions in one graph but I keep getting an error. I don't understand the two error messages below.
You need to put the non-local functions at the end, as in the following. There were several other errors. I don't know if my co...

14 days ago | 0

How to Solve equation using Eulers method in Matlab?
Here's part (a) for you - definitely not a straight line!

17 days ago | 0

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How to get one output for each input into an equation in MATLAB?
mu = mu_max * (x./(x+Ks)); % Notice it is ./ not just /

22 days ago | 0

How to solve 'Index number exceeds number of array elements(1)'
You don't update XSOL, so when ct is 2, XSOL(ct) doesn't exist.

22 days ago | 0

Like this? tspan = [0 100]; v0 = 0; w0 = 0; IC = [v0 w0]; A=0.5; B=0.05; Epsilon=0.005; I=@(t)sin(t); %%%%%%%%%%%%%%...

22 days ago | 0

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How to find parameters that minimize a difference
Use fminsearch and use the norm of the differences. help fminsearch

23 days ago | 2

I want to combine 2 variables in matlab into one variable
If they are imported as, say, c1 and c2, then you can simply write c = [c1; c2]; then delete the c1 and c2 if you don't need t...

24 days ago | 0

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How can i call an equation and it's derivative inside a matlab function?
Like this, perhaps: % TC is given in terms of percentage! x0=0; TC=10^-4; error=TC+1; i=0; x(1)=x0; while(error>TC) [f...

24 days ago | 0

simple Fixed Point Iteration
Probably more like this (though you don't seem to have used function f anywhere): n = 11; x = zeros(1,numel(n)); ea = zeros(1...

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I want Estimate log to the base 10 value using 'x' number such that 10^estimated value is equal to or just exceeding x.
< not <= a = log10_bywhile( 50, 0.1 ) b = log10_bywhile( 100, 1 ) function [out] = log10_bywhile(x, inc) esmt = 0; % if...

27 days ago | 0

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How can I change the value of Y in the columns whare the value of X is zero in matrix ?
Like this XY = [1 5 0 10 3 26 0 5]; XY(XY(:,1)==0,2) = 1.5

27 days ago | 1

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How to switch to this graph? Mathematical question
Try: plot(x,c,x,1-b)

27 days ago | 0

multiple equations multiple variables solve command does not work
These equations are linear in the unknowns, so can be solved as follows: % M*X = V where X = [b; d; e] % and the coefficien...

29 days ago | 1

Is there an error in the if else statement?
Yes, among others! See: L1 = 16.87; %cm L2 = 60.35; L3 = 16.81; L4 = 63.06; L5 = 42.62; L7 = 19.64; theta_1 = 105.47; %de...

30 days ago | 1

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Solving ODE Boundary Value Problem by Finite Difference Method
I think you just need to change b(i+1) = (w*xi(L-xi))/(2*E*I); to b(i+1) = (w*xi*(L-xi))/(2*E*I); ...

1 month ago | 1

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Computing the double integral of a surface
Like this syms x y z = @(x,y) x.^2 + y.^2; surface_int = integral2(z,1,2,4,9); disp(surface_int)

1 month ago | 0

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Mod Euler Method with two ODEs
Like this %Mod_Euler_method Modified Euler's method % [t, w, h] = euler_method(f, a, b, alpha, n) performs Modified Euler's me...

1 month ago | 0

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im having trouble finding the right values for this codes
This should allow you to find the right values, though it might not be quite the way you were tasked to do it! %Initial Conditi...

1 month ago | 0

Break the for loop
Something like this perhaps: fib = [1; 1]; its = 0; keepgoing = true; while keepgoing its = its+1; r = rand; ...

1 month ago | 0

How to take data on a column matrix (2661 x 1 double) for every 4 row then 3, sequently? So we take data only row 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, ... etc? Thank you.
Here's one way. There's probably a neater way. data=rand(1,2661); n = ceil(2661/3.5); ptr(1)=1; for i = 2:n ptr(i) = 4*(...

1 month ago | 0

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Random draws from conditional multinomial distribution
Something like u = rand(1) if u<0.2 d = 0; elseif u<0.7 d = 2571; elseif u<0.9 d = 2571^2; else d = 25...

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How to define and plot a function with input range?
Like so: pt = @(t) (1 ./ (1 + t .^ 2)).*(t>=-0.5).*(t<=0.5); x = 0:0.01:10; y = 2*pt(x-1) + 4*pt(x-2) + 3*pt(x-3) + pt(x-4); ...

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