Questions on the use of numerical functions NIntegrate and NDSolve.

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RK4 Gravity Simulator

I have the following RK4 solver which splits the two 2nd order ODEs, used to calculate x and y positions under the influence of a gravitating body where $$x''(t)=\frac{G m x(t)}{(x(t)^2+y(t)^2)^{3/2}}$...
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Code for solving numerically an integro-differential equation

First of all, I want to greet the community. This is my first question, but I hope I will be able to help answering others members questions, although I am quite new working with Mathematica. I would ...
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NIntegrate failed to converge?

Hey guys I have a pretty simple code that consists of an RMS calculation. The issue is that I am getting quite a few error messages when I run it. The following equations are highly published physics ...
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Speeding Up NIntegrate and ?NumericQ

I have attached below a piece of code that has been running successfully but takes extremely long for mathematica to compute. I believe it is the last "rms" calculation and the fact that I am using ...
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Error message from NDSolve using WhenEvent

I am working with the following NDSolve expression: ...
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How to calculate this integral?

I am trying to Integrate the following Integral : $\int_1^{\infty } \dfrac{\left(x^2-1\right)^{13/2} e^{-ax} }{x^{10}} \, dx \,\, \,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,\,(a=\textrm{real>0})$ Mathematica didn't ...
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How to compute this triple integral? [closed]

In Mathematica how can I compute this integral:$$ \iiint_{D}\sqrt{(1-9z^2)(1-4y^2-9z^2)}\,dx\,dy\,dz$$ where D is the domain: $$D: x^2 +4y^2+9z^2\le1$$ Please I need help!!!
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Runge-Kutta 2nd Order ODE Solver

Suppose I have a 2nd order ODE of the form y''(t) = 1/y with y(0) = 0 and y'(0) = 10, and ...
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Integrating a functional of an InterpolatingFunction

It is straightforward to Integrate an InterpolatingFunction. However, even for a simple functional of an ...
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Unify the sampling of NIntegrate[ {f, g, h} w ]

I'm trying to numerically integrate a function which has a vector-valued slow part and a much faster component which is shared by all the components, i.e. an integral of the form $$ \int_a^b\begin{...
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Better way to check conservation in NDSolve

The partial differential equation in the NDSolve below is conservative (by construction) of $\int_{-1}^{+1} p(t,z)\ dz$ for all $t$. ...
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Zooming into Parametric Animation Plot that Uses InterpolatingFunctions

I have an interplanetary trajectory solver that calculates a spacecraft route from Earth to Mars, and I am trying to zoom into the spacecraft when it reaches its Mars intercept orbit but am having ...
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Help using NIntegrate

I need some help with NIntegrate. I pasted the code that I wrote below; I know that up to "de" is correct. What I would like to do is NIntegrate de w.r.t phi{0,0.1} and curlE{-10,10}. The final ...
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What are good/best practices to take the Fourier transform of an InterpolatingFunction?

I have a function which I have obtained from numerical integration of a differential equation, and I would like to take its Fourier transform. What are good practices for doing this? To make things ...
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A power series expansion [closed]

Consider the function, $f(z) = z\, \tanh(\pi z) \log (z^2 + a^2)$ for some $a>0$. Now I am considering 3 different situations, $z = i(n+0.5) - i\epsilon + \delta - it$ for $n \in \mathbb{Z}$ ...
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Solving an ODE, where the coefficients are implicit functions of time, not in closed form [duplicate]

I have an ODE, say of the first order for simplicity, and of the form, $A.x'[t] =B$. The coefficients are functions of time and x[t], not in closed form. I can define the coefficients, $A$ and $B$, ...
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Numerical integration of two variable function

The aim is to calculate the definite integral of the function $f$ of the form $$f(x,t) \;\;\;\; x \in [0, \infty ) \;\;, \;\;t \in [t_0,T]$$ numerically. For example consider the function below $$f = ...
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Optimising code for nested integrals

See below for some code I wrote to model a non-homogenous poisson process. The code generates the correct results but takes a long time due to the number of nested integrations. I have tried reducing ...
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Integrand evaluating to non-numerical values

I have solved a system of equations using NDSolve just fine. From there, I can plot the solutions $u(x)$ and $v(x)$, as well as its derivatives, just fine. But, when I want to evaluate the energy ...
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To solve Cylinderical PDE

I want to solve this PDE. I have tried to solve it with NDSolve but found error 'Boundary values may only be specified for one independent variable. Initial values ...
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Multiple plots on same graph for different parameter?

I would like to be able to Plot a function (with an implicit Integrate command) with various values for a certain parameter (<...
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Modelling Hysteresis with a Differential Equation

I want to implement the bulk ferromagnetic hysteresis model (mostly the Jiles-Atherton Model), see http://drum.lib.umd.edu/bitstream/1903/6043/1/PhD_99-1.pdf page 44 equation (30). The needed ...
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Function with a sharp resonance which Mathematica fails to integrate. Why?

I'm a new user of Mathematica and I'm trying to use it to calculate the collisional cross-section as a function of energy for a given potential and decay rate. I know that the resulting function ...
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NIntegrate - WorkingPrecision

I am trying to NIntegrate this expression. It is very close to zero, and so gives all possible types of errors. More precisely, ...
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How can i integrate over a set of data

i need to integrate over my data, which is denoted as {q, I},here I is the Intensity i need to obtain the form of the following integration( its not a numeric integration, because it contain x, next ...
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Area between Contours in ContourPlot

I feel slightly foolish for asking this because I am so close, but I'm having trouble, so I will anyway. I asked this question two days ago regarding finding the lengths of contours. Now, I'd like to ...
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How to solve this integral equation?

I am trying to solve for x the integral equation : ...
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Surface area of intersecting spheres

Given a sphere of radius 1 centered at the origin and $n$ spheres with radii $r_i$ centered at predefined coordinates, $c_i$, in space, I am after the surface area of the unit sphere that is not ...
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Understanding of method for NDSolve

I used automatic method for NDSolve. Then I asked myself - which method Mathemathica prefered? I got an answer for this question on this forum, that I need to use: ...
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Find lengths of contours in a ContourPlot

I am trying to find the lengths of different contours in the following plot: It is a complicated piecewise function evaluated on the unit disk. I am hoping there is an easy, generalized way to ...
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complicated Numerical Integration, FEM application

I am trying to calculate a 2d Integral which has another 2d integral in the integrands. here is the setup: ...
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Making mathematica do regulated integrals

Consider the integration, $\int _0 ^\infty dx\ x \tanh( \pi x) \sqrt {x^2 + a^2 } $ where $a$ is a real number. This integral is divergent. We note that an asymptotic expansion of the integrand ...
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How can I fix my code so NIntegrate doesn't produce error message?

I get this error when trying to integrate a seemingly simple expression: ...
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Mathematica Compute Time Is Extremely Long (Integrate simple function with parameter scan)

I was wondering if you can help. I have a set of equations I need to solve for a list of parameters; entering each parameter value and solving anew each time is simply not economical. I found a way ...
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NIntegrate piecewise vector function

Is there a way to numerically integrate a vector function defined via Piecewise? Example: ...
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Solution of Coupled Second Order ODEs with Boundary Conditions

D[Tu1[x], {x, 2}] qu - Tu1[x] (fu0 + I w p) == Tou[x] f1 D[T1[x], {x, 2}] q - T1[x] (f0 - b g0 + I w p)== To[x] (f1 - b g1) - g1 For T1 , ...
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Fitting a numerical integral via NonLinearModelFit to magnetic data

I'm new to Mathematica and I'm currently trying to fit $$m_T (H,T) = N_T \int\limits_0^{\infty} \frac{x k_\text{B} T}{\mu_0 H} \mathcal{L}(x) \text{pdf}(D_\text{mag}) \text{d}D_\text{mag}$$ with $x=\...
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How to find out how Mathematica performed an integration? [duplicate]

In terms of integration, I usually utilize Mathematica 9 to compute scattering amplitudes in quantum field theory. Recently, I employed it to compute a particularly difficult integral, and it ...
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Monte Carlo integration with random numbers generated from a Gaussian distribution

I want to do numerical integration of some functions using the Monte Carlo method. The default setting for the Monte Carlo method is to use a uniform distribution as far as I know. How can I change ...
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NDSolve accuracy related problem

I want to solve this equation: ...
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Loop integrals (quantum field theory)

I am attempting to compute the one loop contribution to the Higgs mass, and the one loop integral is somewhat difficult. I decided to try and get Mathematica to do it, to see if the answer can point ...
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Discrete sampling of interpolating function returned by NDSolve

When solving an ODE with NDSolve, Mathematica returns an interpolation function. I need a discrete sampling of this function however. Naively, I can write this as (example): ...
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Problem with numerical integration

I am not very used to do numerical simulations on Mathematica. I have a problem with numerical integration of this function. Is there any way for this calculation? Input: ...
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How to calculate the following integral of the multiplication of two Bessel functions?

This integration has an analytical solution and its behavior is described by 1/r^2 function, but Mathematica gives some weird oscillating answer. Can anybody explain this and help me overcome this ...
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Mathematica exit when calling plot. Bug?

I'm currently studing the behaviour of some integral for which I cant find an analytic solution. As this function depend on a vector on the unit sphere, I first defined it with 3 parameters before ...
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NIntegrate(with singularities) gives different results, which one should I trust?

I am doing an Numerical integral with sigularities. ...
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Integration of any interpolation generates invalid comparison errors [duplicate]

Integrating a simple interpolated function as follows generates invalid comparison errors. ...
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An error message with NIntegrate and inability to plot the integrand

I took a function of x which depended on parameters on m,n,a,y and then first summed up the n from -Infinity to Infinity and then I set the other parameters to some random values and then I asked it ...
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NIntegrate Warning / Error Messages

I am doing: NIntegrate[Sin[Exp[(x^4)]], {x, 2, Infinity}, PrecisionGoal -> 12] It prints out a host of warnings, but also shows the results as: $$-0....