Questions on the use of numerical functions NIntegrate and NDSolve.

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Using NIntegrate to integrate functions with sharp peaks (Lorentzian-like)

I have a problem with NIntegrate that I do not understand. I want to integrate a function f[x], which has a complicated analytic ...
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DerivativeFilter[] is scaling down the data by ~100 or so, not a true differentiation? [duplicate]

I'm running the following function vzz = DerivativeFilter[z["Path"][[All, 2]], {1}]; But if I then integrate vzz the output z is about 100 smaller than the ...
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Working Precision in nonlinear control systems

When simulating a nonlinear control system using StateResponse , do the options WorkingPrecision, ...
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Reaction-diffusion PDE with NDSolve: either very slow or very inaccurate

I am struggling to have Mathematica 10.3 solve a system of PDE's (with periodic boundary conditions and random initial conditions), but either it produces a set of very noisy InterpolatingFunction ...
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How to Minimize an NIntegral

My problem is to minimize in Mathematica a numerical integral. The command FindMinimum[With[{R=2.5},NIntegrate[(R*r1*a)*Sin[r1*a],{r1,1,R}]],a] does calculate ...
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NIntegrate error bound

I am trying to evaluate a highly oscillatory integral using NIntegrate. I fear that due to limited resources (time and/or memory), I will not be able to evaluate the integral to the desired precision. ...
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How to couple NIntegrate with FindMinValue

I have a problem with a correct transfer of values of parameters when NIntegrate (and some subsequent functions) are coupled with minimizing procedures in ...
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NIntegrate::inumri: error [closed]

I am getting the following error: NIntegrate::inumri: The integrand c (1-0.6 (1-(1+Times[<<2>>])^0.5)-0.4 (1- (1+Times[<<2>>])^0.5)) (1-0.6 (1-(1+Times[<<2>>])^0.5)-0.4 (1- ...
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Multiple stopping constraints in NDSolve

I need to numerically solve several differential equations, with several constraints, like this : ...
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numerical integration errors

I have plotted the following integrals with numerical integration nicely without any error: ...
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How to define an exclusion zone for NDSolve

I need to numerically integrate a differential equation and define two exclusion zones to stop the integration. The Mathematica code looks like this : ...
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Using NDSolve to find particle trajectory

I'm trying to simulate a particle in an electric and magnetic fields, but numerically instead of analytically. This is basically solving the equation $$q \cdot \left(p'\times B\right) + q\cdot E = m ...
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Estimating error in NDSolve

I would like to give a theoretical estimation of local truncation error (and then for the global one) for a solution to a numerical initial value problem by ...
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Existence of an analytical form for integral

Can the following integration be performed with an analytical output? ...
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System of equations is solved by NDSolve over just a tiny domain

I'm solving numerically a system of differential equations with the use of NDSolve. The numerical integration works only a very small interval of the argument. I'm ...
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Numerical instabilities of a convection-(non-)diffusion equation when shrinking from a square to a triangular domain

I am trying to evaluate a parameter-dependent indefinite integral using a PDE-based scheme I described here, and I'm having some trouble when I try and cut down the domain from a square to a triangle. ...
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How can I numerically pre-compute an indefinite integral with a parameter?

Suppose I have a function $f(t)$, and I want to compute its indefinite integral $$F(t)=\int_0^tf(\tau)\mathrm d\tau.$$ Moreover, suppose that, for any of a number of reasons, I require this integral ...
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Split Boundary Value Problems win Algebraic Equations

Is it possible at all to solve with NDSolve (or other built in function) a split boundary value problem with algebraic equations? Please look at the following example: ...
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Integration by using NDSolve [duplicate]

I have no idea how to calculate the problems. For example consider following differential equation (DE): ...
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FindRoot of interpolating function from NDSolve

I am having issues finding the root of an interpolating function obtained from NDSolve. For example: ...
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Tips for efficiently solving large system coupled (nonlinear) ODEs

I'm trying to solve a system of nonlinear, coupled ODEs, where the governing equation for the $n$-th ODE is of the form: $$\sum_k^M Q_{nk} \ddot{a}_k -\sum_{\ell}^M\sum_k^M S_n(\ell,k) ...
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Multiple numerical integrations and green's functions propagation of the solution

I have to solve a system of equations where the coefficients have to be computed from numerical integrations. My problem is that my codes is to extremely slow because I each time that it has to ...
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Mathematica 10.2 is slow to NIntegrate highly oscillatory integrals

I noticed that Mathematica V10.2 is taking much longer to run my code when compared with V9. One function that seems affected is NIntegrate. For example, for a ...
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NIntegrate (Helium Singlet and Triplet) [closed]

I have two integrals that I am calculating using nested NIntegrate. One is for the singlet helium atom and another for triplet. (here, I am calculating variationally the approximate energies and ...
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How do I numerically integrate the result of NDSolve if it depends on several variables?

I am trying to numerically integrate solution of NDSolve. I am trying to integrate my result of NDsolve in line 97 of my notebook, but am getting the error ...
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Numerically integrate a plotted function

I used Plot[NIntegrate[...]...] to plot a function of 5 different variables. It took really long. Right now I need to integrate this function one more time over the ...
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Integration with IntervalMemberQ

I define an interval and its associated index function. ...
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Compiled function and integration

I'm using the recursive functions defined here: MyFnc and myFncC (compiled version). I want to call this functions in the ...
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Combining two NDsolves results in “The search has encountered a complex value…” and no solution

So far I used to seperate NDsolves to solve a system of coupled differential equations, where the first NDsolve yields the Boundary conditions for the second NDsolve ...
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Recursions where one definition depends on another. How to Block or have local variables?

I have been using Mathematica to solve a second order differential equation using the second order Verlet method. My code looks like: ...
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Mathematica AdaptiveQuasiMontecarlo and AdaptiveMontecarlo yield very different results

I'm trying to perform a numerica integral in 5 dimensions. The integral is quite bad behaved, especially in 3 of them, where the integration regions would be [1, infinity]x[0,infinity]x[1,2] but most ...
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Meniscus outside of a cylinder - axisymmetric Young-Laplace equation in semi-infinite domain

How to solve the axisymmetric Young-Laplace equation $$\frac{z'(r)}{r \sqrt{z'(r)^2+1}}+\frac{z''(r)}{\left(z'(r)^2+1\right)^{3/2}}=z(r)$$ with b.c.s $$z'(1)=-2$$$$z'(\infty)=0$$ where $z=Z/l_c$ ...
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An integral with a fractional part in 3 dimensions

The evaluation with Maple suggests the triple integral is around $1$, but Mathematica tells it's $0.0958758$. When using the code ...
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solving an equation containing an complex integral

I want to solve a numerical equation which include an integral. The problem parameters are : w (is a complex : w = wr +I wi), ...
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ReleaseHold NIntegrate after Replace variable

I would like to calculate the sum of square of two integral(Ex and Ey). I first hold this two integral because two variables(tx, ty) are not specified.Then, I replace tx,ty and releasehold ...
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Solving system of Fredholm integral equations of the second kind

How can we generalize the code previously introduced to solve the Fredholm equation of the second kind to the case of a system of Fredholm integral equations of the second kind? $$ ...
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Help with calculating a complicated integral

Edit: The question is solved : )) Thank you for your attention ! I am sorry for mass questions, but the question bothers me a lot. So I would like to ask this question here. This problem arises when ...
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Saved InterpolatingFunction behaving badly

Bug introduced in 10 and persists through 10.3.1 or later I created this InterpolatingFunction, and NIntegrate gives an ...
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Derivative before Numerical Integration

I need to take the derivative of a function that have a numerical integration on it. The variable in which the integration will be taken is not the same as the one in which the derivative will be ...
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Symbolic integration fails while numerical integration succeeds

I am hoping to evaluate the following integral Integrate[((r^3 - 7)^(2/3)*(1 - (r^3 - 7)^(2/3)/r^2))/r^3, {r, 2, Infinity}] but Mathematica informs me that this ...
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Obtaining an NIntegrate error estimate

Is there a way to extract the error that Mathematica estimates when calculating a numerical integral using NIntegrate? Internally Mathematica must keep track of ...
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Want NIntegrate to catch error message

Really stuck with this. When I use NIntegrate, it sometimes prints a message like NIntegrate::ncvb: "NIntegrate failed to converge to prescribed accuracy ...
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WhenEvent in NDSolve

How come this doesn't work as I intended? ...
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NIntegrate and Part issues [closed]

I'm trying to numerically evaluate an integral. To try and speed up the process, I decided to calculate some values that will be needed in advance using Parallel Tables. This is what I have: ...
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Unequal behaviour of FindRoot to two similar functions

Unfortunately, I have some difficulties to plot a function. Here is my code: ...
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Exploiting symmetry makes a 2D NIntegrate harder?

NIntegrate is having trouble converging, for reasons that I don't understand. Here is a simple example. I can compute the area of the curvilinear triangle ...
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Parametric numerical integration [closed]

I would like to solve the integral: $$ \iiint\frac{e^{-\sqrt{x^2 + k^2}}x^2 \sin{\theta}}{\sqrt{x^2 + k^2}} dx d\theta d\phi$$ defined in $x \in [0,+\infty]$, $\theta \in [0,\pi]$, $\phi \in [0,2 ...
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Passing integration constants to self defined function

I would like to evaluate an integral I am taking in cylindrical coordinates, in which the integrand contains a previously defined function. I need to pass the r and phi integrand values to this ...