Questions on the use of numerical functions NIntegrate and NDSolve.

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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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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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Infinite expression 1/0.^(1/4) encountered in NDSolve

I am trying to solve very simple system of coupled differential equations using the NDSolve function, but I am getting ...
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How to solve this integral equation?

I am trying to solve for x the integral equation : ...
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an NIntegrate inside a manipulate in mathematica was working and suddenly won't work now. it says indeterminent and it doesn't make any sense why

my title says pretty much everything heres what I'm entering. NumericQ returns a false value but it was true before. Im loosing my patience because this is so ...
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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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Calculating the Lyapunov Exponent/Spectrum for the Duffing Oscillator

Some fellow students and I are trying to calculate and plot the Lyapunov spectrum for the Duffing oscillator (currently a test approach). Each of us has Mathematica knowledge based purely on past ...
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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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An example of how to compute numerically the KL-divergence in mathematica [closed]

I wanted to compute an exact number for two probabilities that I am comparing. These are two normal distributions as: $$Normal(\mu = 5, \sigma = 4)$$ $$Normal(\mu = 5, \sigma = 5)$$ I decided to ...
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shooting method and stifness problem for NDSolve

I'm trying to solve numerically the following differential equation: 1/r[x]^5 + k/Sqrt[1 + r'[x]^2] - (k r[x]r''[x])/(1 + r'[x]^2)^(3/2) == 0 I can set boundary ...
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Mathematica9: NDSolve slows down after repeated calls

I have noted that in Mathematica 9 my code, which involves a lot of calls to NDSolve, slows down considerably after some time. Apparently, the problem is NDSolve itself and it seems to be related to ...
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Numerically Solving Compatible Systems of Overdetermined PDE

Is there an easy way to get Mathematica to numerically solve a compatible system of overdetermined PDE, and plot the solutions? For example, consider the "toy" example $\dfrac{\partial u}{\partial ...
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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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Solving a time-dependent Schroedinger equation

I want to solve the time-dependent Schroedinger equation: $$ i\partial_t \psi(t) = H(t)\psi(t) $$ for matrix, time-dependent $H(t)$ and vector $\psi$. What is an efficient way of doing this so ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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I integrate a real function, I want a real result [closed]

I want to count some integral in Mathematica (actually, check that this integral is zero...) I arrive to an answer which has a zero real part but has some imaginary part! Why? This could be a mistake ...
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How does NIntegrate evaluate a piecewise range of x,y?

Could someone explain to me how Mathematica evaluates the following integration. ...
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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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Boundary Value Problem- using NDSolve or another method

I am trying to solve a set of coupled partial differential equations, with defined boundary conditions using mathematica. Here are the equations and the boundary conditions. ...
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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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Using NDSolve for three variables as function of time

I want to be able to plot z, and r. Should I be using DSolve, NDSolve or something else? I've tried to clear it up a bit Thanks, Will ...
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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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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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Multiple NIntegral with singularity

I need to compute the following integral FF[0]. When evaluating FF[0] Mathematica simply takes too much time. The problem may ...
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Mapping the imaginary axis of the complex (s) plane

In this problem is very difficult to analyze the roots s. Firstly I thought that the problem is in precision, but I am not sure. The criterion which I want to obtain is that one of these roots has a ...
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Invariant error plot for an arbitray system of ODE

i try to use InvariantErrorPlot command for a generic system of ODE but i find only example with pre-building equations from Mathematica Packages. This is one of ...
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Convergence in NIntegrate vs Integrate

I am faced with this situation that for a certain integration, $\int _0 ^\infty \frac { \tanh (\pi \sqrt{x} )} {\sqrt{x+10} } dx$ - the command Integrate returns ...
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NDSolve boundary query / Extracting values from solution

I have a function $O_{2}$ with boundary conditions $O_{2}(r_{o}) = p_{o} $ and $O_{2}(g) = O_{2}'(g) = 0$. I plot it using the solver code below; ...
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trying to speed up sequential use of NDSolve for large system of ODEs

I don't have a basic example just yet but I'll describe the problem for now. I have a large system (>100) of coupled first order ODEs. Where the output from one solution becomes the ICs for the next ...
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Strange result using NIntegrate with Max and PDF

This is really trivial and I appologise in advance if I have made a stupid error somewhere. I have been chasing down some strange results when using NIntegrate with ...
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How to do this complex integration on the real line?

$m, r$ are parameters in the following integral: Integrate[z Exp[I z r]/Sqrt[z^2 + m^2], {z, -∞, ∞}] How to do this integration directly? The result should be ...
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Euler's method for system of differential equation

I need to program Euler's method to solve a system of two diffferential equations of first order. Fist, I have programmed the Euler's method for just one differential equation: ...
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NDSolve with arrays and Tables of Equations and WhenEvent

I've been toying around with NDSolve for a while, and read through the website. By doing so I discovered that I could use it for vectors and arrays with much pleasure. So I wanted to write a simple ...
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Initial and boundary value errors

NDSolve::ivone: Boundary values may only be specified for one independent variable. Initial values may only be specified at one value of the other independent variable. >> I keep getting this, ...
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Poincaré section for 3BP

I try to plot the Poincaré section for the 3BP i use the following code that works very well: ...
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Problems with NDSolve and stiffness

I am trying to solve an ODE in chemical kinetics: $$\begin{align*} \frac{\mathrm d[x]}{\mathrm dt} &= -k_1 [x][y]\\ \frac{\mathrm d[y]}{\mathrm dt} &= k_1 [x][y] - k_3[y] \end{align*}$$ My ...