Questions on the interpolation functions in Mathematica (Interpolation[], ListInterpolation[], FunctionInterpolation[], InterpolatingPolynomial[], etc.)

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Calculate the partial vapor pressures of a variable at xB = 0.75 based on the interpolation functions of the data

I'm having troubles in solving an exercise for an assignment in my Chemistry course. Talking about interpolations, I've already have a graph but I need to calculate the partial vapor pressures of ...
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Function for a series of joined slopes

I need a function for a series of joined slopes and my solution feels a bit kludgy. Is there a better way? A list of pairs of transition points and slopes: ...
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Derivative of contour in ContourPlot

Sorry to bring this question up again, since there are many similar questions on the site. I use to think this is a easy job to do, because for the worst case I can follow the answers on this site. ...
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Subtracting two plots from each other after shifting one

I have the following lists representing energy spectra that need to be subtracted from each other to produce a difference spectrum. ...
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Interpolating an Antiderivative

I'd like to be able to make InterpolatingFunctions for antiderivatives of functions that can't be integrated symbolically. However, the following code returns ...
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List manipulation performance or how to make independent list copy

I have a task to solve some system of equations with NSolve and print graph of it, depends on parameters. Something like this (maybe it is not a good example and does not always have a solution, but ...
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Interpolation impossible for ListPlot with Missing?

I have a list of data to plot. I would like to plot them with lines but delete some data before plotting and leave the lines disconnected where data is deleted. For example, ...
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Interpolating a ParametricFunction

Original domain of my independent variable t is 0 to 10 nanometers, but in Mathematica (as in most numerical software), it's good idea to solve differential ...
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Extract x-values from InterpolatingFunction object? [duplicate]

Ok, So I have a numerical solution to a differential equation, and I am trying to get the data points out from it. So far, I have only been able to get the y-values with the following code: ...
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Interpolation curve [closed]

I have a complicated parametric curve which takes too long to integrate, therefore I want to sample points and interpolate to speed up calculations. The curve is: ...
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Finding intersections of two parametric curves

I am dealing with the root finding of two parametric data curves (data below). I have already checked Parametric Interpolation of 2D data, which I found useful for plotting, though it is not adequate ...
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Parametric Interpolation of 2D data

I want to create an interpolation through the following 2dim data points: ...
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Build an InterpolatingFunction with ElementMeshInterpolation

Suppose you have a function f[t_, x_, y_] := t (1 - x^2 - y^2) defined for {x,y} in ...
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How to write my own interpolation method [duplicate]

I was comparing results of spline interpolation in Mathematica and C++/gsl-library Results of interpolation are different if I use ...
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Interpolate/extrapolate a gate charge curve from two different curves

Gate charge measured data. I have gate-charge measurement plots and Excel data for two operating points for a power MOSFET. Vds = 60 V, Id = 50 A Vds = 600 V, Id = 8 mA Can I generate a plot with ...
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Intersection of a ListPlot3D surface with a plane

I'm trying to use Mathematica to analyze some physics data from an experiment, more precisely, I have to fit a 2D data series with a one dimension function. At the moment I'm able to load and plot ...
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Using Quantity[] units causes errors in my calculation

I have an interpolation function in which I wish to use actual units. If I perform the calculation normally, it works fine and returns a proper FittedModel. To illustrate my problem, consider the ...
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How to generate commands which are very similar?

I have several data sets that I wish to interpolate and integrate like this: ...
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Changing the `ExtrapolationHandler` Function in Any Interpolation

This is a related question to What's inside InterpolatingFunction[{{1., 4.}}, <>]? and Suppress extrapolation of interpolating function in a ContourPlot. When interpolating a set of ...
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Finding minimum fly-by radius between Mars and spacecraft from interpolating function

I've written an interplanetary trajectory solver/plotter that plots the path taken by a spacecraft on an Earth-Mars mission, but have run into a little trouble when the spacecraft actually reaches ...
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How to splice together several instances of InterpolatingFunction?

I have a set of InterpolatingFunction returned by NDSolve which are valid over different (but overall continuous) domains. How ...
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2D Interpolation of data file

I hae a datafile with 5 columns of the structure: x_i f(x_i,y_1) f(x_i,y_2) f(x_i,y_3) f(x_i,y_3) f(x_i,y_4) with i = 1 to about 100. Thus there are about ...
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What's inside InterpolatingFunction[{{1., 4.}}, <>]?

I'm curious what's inside the InterpolationFunction object? For example: ...
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Using InterpolatingFunction in equations

I tried to use InterpolatingFunction in another ODE, but it doesn't work, because it seems for Mathematica that 2 functions are unknown instead of one. ...
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Improving RationalInterpolation Result

The following code produces a {4,4} rational interpolation approximation accurate to 10^-6 or better over the range ...
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Monotone, periodic 1d-interpolation with continuous 1st order derivative

Lately, we had this thread about interpolation where J. M. linked two interpolation methods. The background for my question is that I estimated a parameter in polar coordinates with dependence on the ...
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Interpolate a discrete vector field

I have a discrete vector field, from which I want to derive the continuous one. For example, the planar vector field is defined by: ...
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Interpolating a non-continuous set of points

I'm trying to create a pure function that I can feed into OutputResponse[ ] as the input u[t]. In order to do this, I've written code to create a square wave pulse train in the form of a collection of ...
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how to reduce noise in time series data?how to do interpolation for missing value data?

i have done this coding to plot the data. the problem is some value is missing for certain date and the graph is not smooth and noisy. one way to smooth the data is by interpolation but i dont know ...
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Numerical root-finding: Find leftmost root in a domain

This is surely a duplicate, but I cannot seem to find a similar question. I use NDSolve to find an InterpolatingFunction y[t] ...
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Line integrals over a path defined by a set of points (rather than an analytic formula)

I'm getting inaccurate results when computing (plotting) the value of a function against the length of a line integral, where the path comes from a set of numerically calculated points. (In contrast, ...
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Function to calculate average of multiple lists

I have several lists of experimental data f[x] with different intervals Δx including some noise. ...
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Numerical integration of a three dimensional array

I need to integrate a scalar valued function $f\left(\boldsymbol{x}\right)$ where $\boldsymbol{x}$ is a three dimensional position vector; in other words: $\int_{\Omega} f\left(\boldsymbol{x}\right) ...
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Find tangency of InterpolatingFunction and circle

I am trying to use a system of equations to solve for the common tangent of a (polar) InterpolatingFunction and a circle. Unfortunately, both NSolve and FindRoot don't yield results, even when I ...
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Interpolation on an unstructured (mostly-structured) grid in 4D+

I frequently need to perform interpolations on an unstructured grid. Mostly, with the purpose of filling grid holes and then later continue with regular grid interpolations. Mathematica V9 and V10 ...
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Making a movie from an interpolating function

Say I use some Mathematica procedures to find an interpolating function of two variables: $u(x,t)$. Is it possible to make a movie of this interpolating function, i.e. plot it on a certain line $x \in ...
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FunctionInterpolation with vector output and scalar input

Apparently it is possible to build and InterpolatingFunction that accepts a vector input and returns a vector output: ...
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Getting the interpolation function from a list plot

I have conducted a chemistry experiment and obtained a list of concentrations of a reactant against time. I plot a graph of this using Mathematica's ListPlot ...
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Position from 3 dimensional acceleration data? [closed]

Per a previous post on Mathematica StackExchange here I'm trying to utilize 3-axis accelerometer data to determine approximate 3D position. I wanted to start with a simple case. To this end I've ...
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Derivative of Vectoral NDSolve Interpolated Function / Rule Solutions,/., and Vector NDSolve [duplicate]

I need to find the instantaneous phase and instantaneous frequency for a rotating system. I am having difficulty making the math work with interpolating functions. First, here is a problem without ...
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ListContourPlot interpolation fails if x and y axes have different scales

To summarize what is below: ListContourPlot doesn't work when the domain has different x and y scales (fails when x/y~10^4, which seems surprisingly small). Is it possible to call ListContourPlot ...
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How to fit this data to be used in NIntegrate later?

I have a list of data points that resemble a chi-squared distribution (long tailed gaussian) that I am having trouble fitting or finding an equation with. The goal is to use the fitted equation in an ...
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NDSolve: Equation with interpolating function [closed]

I have a question regarding DSolve and NDSolve functions in Mathematica 10. For instance, I'd like to solve an ODE: ...
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Aitken interpolation of a polynomial?

How I can approximate a polynomial using Aitken's scheme using two nodes for the interpolation? ...
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Transform an InterpolatingFunction

I'd like to transform an InterpolatingFunction from NDSolve but can't figure out how. Here's an example. The equation I want to solve is ...
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Interpolating a polynomial for with first and second derivative of points

I am trying to fit a polynomial for switch cutoff which is used in Molecular dynamics. I want a fifth order polynomial with six coefficient $c_0, ...,c_6$ between $r_1<r<r_2$ with these ...