Questions on the use of numerical functions NIntegrate and NDSolve.

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How can one use differential boundary conditions with helmholzSolve?

I can not get the helmholzSolve function provided by Mark McClure and user21 to work for a case that I want to constrain the spacial derivative of a boundary. In ...
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Speeding up Integrate and the numerical solution

I want to compute the drag of a plate Below is the code I am using to integrate the function ...
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How can I combine NIntegrate with NDSolve?

I have no idea how to calculate the problems. For example consider following differential equation (DE): ...
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Problem setting boundary conditions with NDSolve

I have the following system of PDEs for which I have given parameters $\gamma, \tau$ and $\mu$, $$\begin{align} T_t = &\ \gamma\,(L +\tau F-T)\\ F_t = & -F_x-(F-LT)\\ L_t = &\ \mu ...
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Numerically evaluating an integral related to Cantor's staircase

Cantor's staircase $F_C(x)$ is a well-known "pathological" function: Plot[CantorStaircase[x], {x, 0, 1}] The MathWorld link given above claims that $$\int_0^1 ...
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Singular integral: NIntegrate fails to converge

I need to calculate the following singular integral: NIntegrate[Log[1 + y^2]/Cos[Pi y], {y, 0, 1}] However, it is failing to converge. I have tried to specify ...
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What is the right way to combine a Package, Module, ParallelTable and NIntegrate?

I am stuck with a curious problem. I would like to to have a package from which i can call a function test[path], which then performs a time consuming numerical ...
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NIntegrate problem with limits in triple integral [closed]

So I am trying to solve a triple integral in mathematica, but I am getting errors regarding my limits of integration. This is my code: ...
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How much time should one give Mathematica for an integral evaluation?

Sometimes when I do integrals in Mathematica (M), it keeps thinking and thinking and I have no idea what is going on inside M. For how long should one wait or how does one know whether M has not got ...
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How should I evaluate the numerical integral of a function with divergent part substracted?

I want to evaluate the following integral numerically in Mathematica, $$\int_0^{\infty}(\frac{1}{(1 - e^t)^{10}} - (\frac{1}{t^{10}} - \frac{5}{t^9} + \frac{145}{12 t^8} - \frac{75}{ 4 t^7} + ...
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Numerical integration — Mathematica vs Python (w/ Scipy) performance

I'm about to tackle a problem that involves a lot of (multi-dimensional) numerical integrations and also subsequent optimizations, and so I want to make sure at least the integration step is as fast ...
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NIntegrate some kind of highly oscillatory function

I have an analytical expression (exp) like this, See here. It is a kind of highly oscillatory function for (x1,x2,x3,x4). So,how to get the integral result by ...
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Order of evaluation for numeric functions

I'm trying to plot a 3D vector field to illustrate an electric field of a uniformly charged disk, and I used Manipulate to change the radius R of the disk to see ...
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Integration with a sharp peak

This question is related to my previous question: Avoid Evaluation of Function at NDSolve I have a function which behaves like in the following figures: These graphs are cuts from an interval. My ...
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How to code the following in Mathematica

How do I get the following into Mathematica, solving for a: $$ 0.7 = 1 - \frac{2}{a} \times [ \frac{1}{a} \int_0^a \frac{x}{\exp(x)-1} dx + \frac{a}{6} - 1] $$
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Why am I getting different answers for an integral depending on method?

I'm trying to carry out an integral and I'm finding different answers depending on which method I choose to integrate with. I assume this has something to do with divergent pieces but I don't ...
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Time needed to solve NIntegrate is much longer than what I was expecting

I'm trying to do the following list: tablevdip = ParallelTable[{x, y, Vdip[x, y, 6]}, {x, -1, 1, .5}, {y, -1, 1, .5}];] with ...
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NIntegrate fails to converge under almost any PrecisionGoal, MinRecursion etc. How can I trust the result?

I have been getting some ideas by reading other related questions in the forum, but the integral I have to do is not converging in many cases. The integrand is of the form: ...
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Plotting singular integral

I need to plot the following singular double integration $u(x,t)$ for $t=0, t=0.2, t=0.4, t=1$ and $t=2$ in one figure as a line. That is, I need $u$-coordinate vertically and $x$-coordinate ...
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NDSolve::ndcf: Repeated convergence test failure. How to solve?

I am trying to simulate a system of $n$ pendulums with some friction in Mathematica 9. This is the code I am using: ...
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Avoid Evaluation of Function at NDSolve

I have a huge "black-box" f function, which I want to integrate. Let's define it: f[x_,y_,a_]:=a*Exp[-(a*10000)(x^3+y^3)] as ...
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Nested NIntegrate with variables in limits

How do I solve nummerically something like this and plot a function for it? $f(x)=\int \exp[\int ^{x+y} _{x-y} \exp(z) dz]dy $ This example has analytical solution, however I would like to know how ...
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WorkingPrecision and NDSolve Method Plugin Framework

I'm studying some new numerical integration algorithms using NDSolve Method Framework to specify them. When I try to set ...
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How can I use Mathematica to numerically compute a Wigner spectrogram of an optical pulse?

This question was inspired by this question where it is necessary to numerically compute the Fourier transform of a Gaussian optical pulse with a Gaussian chirp function. $$E(t)=e^{-t^2} \cos(50 t - ...
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WhenEvent behavior changed from v9 to v10 - how to fix the code?

A couple of years ago I asked a question about solving n-body systems with NDSolve and detecting collisions with WhenEvent. I ...
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Function where variable is integration bound

Lets say I have a function of the form: $f(T) = T^4 \int_0^{1/T} \frac{x^3 dx}{e^x-1}$ This is an example of the situation I am describing not a unique problem. I want to define it as a numerical ...
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Certain integral over torus

Let $F(t_1,s_1,t_2,s_2)=$ $$\big((2+\cos t_1)\cos s_1 - (2+\cos t_2)\cos s_2\big)^2 + \big((2+\cos t_1)\sin s_1-(2+\cos t_2)\sin s_2\big)^2 + (\sin t_1 -\sin t_2 )^2.$$ I am interested in computing ...
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How do I plot this 3-D, double integral?

I have the following function: I need to plot a 3-D with coordinates f (p, q), p and q. I mean, I enter values for p and q, so that the integral of f (p, q) must be a number. This number must be ...
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NDSolve breaking down

I'm trying to model a situation involving charged sphere in a dynamic electric potential, and find out how the rotational motion of the sphere affects the translational dynamics in two dimensions. ...
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Calculating an integral by the Romberg Algorithm

In my "Numerical Analysis" course, I learned the Romberg Algorithm to numerically calculate the integral. The Romberg Algorithm as shown below: ...
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Numerical integration with parameter and plot

I'm working on this function: (0.0027 Sin[phi])/(1.05*Exp[-241w]+ Exp[239w]-Cos[phi]) I'd want NIntegrate this function on ...
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Nonlinear differential equation: numerical solution

I have to find and plot a numerical solution for this second order differential equation: u''[x] + (u'[x]/x) - (u[x]/(x^2)) + u[x] - u[x]^3 = 0 where $0\leq x ...
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Error in NIntegrate command

I am trying to evaluate (numerically) the integral $$\int_0^1\int_0^1\int_0^1\int_0^1\int_0^1\int_0^1\frac{dx\,dy\,dz\,ds\,dt\,du}{(x - s)^2 + (y - t)^2 + (z - u)^2}$$ with Mathematica using the ...
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Discretised numerical solution to a non-linear non-local equation

I understand that to do something even slightly non-trivial in Mathematica, I need to read some materials; the problem is that there are (too) many materials and only one particular problem, and I ...
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Can't NIntegrate my NDSolve results

I want to NIntegrate my NDSolve result. I don't have a exact function form because it is coming from the ...
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Determining which rule NIntegrate selects automatically

I need to numerically integrate a highly oscillatory function over the semi-infinite domain $(0,\infty)$: $$\int_0^\infty \frac{\sin^2(x) \sin^2(1000 x)}{x^{5/2}}\mathrm dx$$ Since the Levin rule ...
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integration of a list of gaussian type orbitals (GTO)

I am currently trying to integrate various components of a current density (j={jx,jy,jz}) over space. The problem is that the current j is extracted from a quantum chemical computation and is a sum of ...
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Numerical solution of Schrödinger equation

I want to solve the following differential equation numerically. The geometry of the problem is as shown below. Electron 1 is located on the inner ring of radius $R_1$ and electron 2 is located on the ...
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Solving the path of Earth around Sun

This maybe isn't a universally helpful question. Maybe a little of a code dump. But here goes. I'm trying to solve the path Earth moves around Sun from Earths mass, Suns mass, Earths initial velocity ...
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Nonlinear 2nd order ODE with regular singularities

I am tring to solve the following ODE with NDsolve $2x~(1-x)~f''(x)+(3-4x)~f'(x)+a~f(x)+b~f^n(x)=0;~~a,b\in\mathbb{R},~n\in\mathbb{N}$. The mathematica "code" is: ...
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NIntegrate Trapezoid rule with even subdivision producing poor results

NIntegrate[x^2, {x, 5, 9}, Method -> {"TrapezoidalRule", "Points" -> 2, "RombergQuadrature" -> False}, MaxRecursion -> 1] returns the ...
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Is it possible to calculate a Lebesgue integral in Mathematica?

As the title says, I wonder if it is possible to calculate a Lebesgue integral in Mathematica, especially when the domain of integration is $\mathbb{R}^N$, or in other words multivatiate Lebesgue ...
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More efficient method to compute moments of the Johnson $S_B$ distribution

Here is a very specific feature request. I need Mean[JohnsonDistribution["SB", γ, δ, 0, 1]] When I issue e.g. ...
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How to solve an equation where the unknown variable is inside the integration [closed]

I have an equation: $$ \frac{1}{g}=\int_0^{\frac{1}{\delta}\sinh \frac{1}{g}} \frac{\tanh\left(0.882\, b\,\delta\sqrt{1+z^2}\right)}{\sqrt{1+z^2}}\mathrm{d}z $$ I want to obtain the relation ...