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the “natrual value”and the “Pruning”

There are two question by following: First: I want to know the option's natrual value,the the mathematica tell me that it is "Automatic".When I try to get it like this: ...
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1answer
866 views

FEM: user material subroutines (UMAT in ABAQUS), mechanics

Just a quick question (mainly for those who are also familiar with ABAQUS or other comparable FEM programs and non-linear modelling of mechanical behavior, e.g., plasticity). Is there any module in ...
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Dynamic cells after Kernel restart/quit:

After quitting the kernel only one Dynamic cell fires. And it does not matter how many are there. ...
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111 views

Creating a nonlinear phase portrait

I am putting all of my code in one block for easy copy and paste. ...
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1answer
75 views

Limits with assumptions

I have an example where Mathematica is not able to compute limits in a function restricted to assume that the input parameter is Real. I don't understand why this is so. 1. Could someone explain why ...
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1answer
52 views

How to obtain coefficients after solving differential equation of order 2 with initial condition?

I have the following answer of a differential equation of order two ...
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42 views

DataRange not working in GraphPlot

I am trying to create a a GUI that uses the GraphPlot function to automatically generate graph vertices. I am using the VertexCoordinateRules option to designate that I want some of the vertices to be ...
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Evaluating and Plotting Multiple Zero-Counting Functions

In work that I am doing, I am trying to plot multiple zero-counting functions, depending on how a parameter works. For example, if the zeros of one function are {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7}, the zeros of ...
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Strange difficulty with DSolveValue

Consider: sys = {u (1 - u + a v), r v (1 - v + b u)} (* {u (1 - u + a v), r (1 + b u - v) v} *) And: ...
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158 views

How to use PlotMarkers or Mesh with Plot to creat Marks on the plot

I have a plot and I want to format it for journal paper. I just realized how hard to format a plot for academic purposes using MMA. For example: I want this plot ...
3
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1answer
51 views

MixedRadix rounds incorrectly

You can Round Quantitys. For example, how many inches are in a meter? ...
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1answer
45 views

How can I make a RadioButtonBar that randomizes the choices each time a notebook is opened?

I have the following function for making a RadioButtonBar with randomized choices. The code is ...
1
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1answer
115 views

DensityPlot colours symmetric around zero

I have some function of two variables (which happens to be the error in some approximation I'm interested in). I'd like to get a density plot of the function, such that in regions when the function is ...
1
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1answer
80 views

A With and ContourPlot difficulty

Consider: sys = {u (1 - u + a v), r v (1 - v + b u)}; With[{a = 2, b = 3, r = 1}, Evaluate[Thread[sys == {0, 0}]]] Which gives the output: ...
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1answer
73 views

How to get free-form linguistic input to act on a previous output?

It seems that Mathematica is capable of taking free-form input that acts on previous outputs (see "separate color channels"), but I'm having trouble getting it to work in my case. I've got ...
3
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0answers
72 views

Powers of dimensionless quantities: is this a bug?

Today I came across the following behavior: Quantity[x, "Minutes"/"Minutes"]^-1 (* Quantity[1/x, (1/#1 &)[("Minutes")/("Minutes")]] *) It seems that ...
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0answers
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Color Snapping When Using VertexColors with a Tube with BSplineCurve as an Argument

I think I've identified a bug in how VertexColors are treated when rendering a Tube object where the underlying data is a ...
2
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1answer
71 views

Generic templating system

I'm trying to implement a templating system in Mathematica, a bit like the List<List<T>> you would find in C#. Here's how it looks so far: ...
2
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78 views

Axes in a vector plot

Consider: ...
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4answers
129 views

Family of Lines

I need to draw a family of lines connecting (a,0) and (0,b), where a+b=2, and determine an equation for the envelope of this family of lines. I need to do this in mathematica and don't know where to ...
1
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2answers
71 views

Label of Ticks are overlaying

I have a little problem that's driving me crazy. The problem will be clear from the graphic: the text of the tick labels. on the Y-Axis are crossing/overlaying. I tried everything but I found nothing ...
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1answer
47 views

Using Check[] on multiple statements

I am using a loop to run run multiple fits. If a fit fails, I don't want it to either appear in my data or to affect later fits so I am using the Check[] function to catch if any errors occurred (I'm ...
6
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2answers
278 views

Extruding a wierd 2D shape to make a prismatic 3D shape

I have the outline of a 2D shape defined by a periodic radius R[θ]. I would like to extrude this linearly to a prismatic 3D object that has my cross-sectional ...
0
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1answer
80 views

How to draw a 3D Plot with non-numerical axes?

I've got a CSV file that looks like this: c1,c2,m1,m2,m3 'a','b',1,0.5,4 ... 'x','y',10,100,4.21 Where c1 & ...
3
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3answers
282 views

How to plot functions in multiple coordinate systems

I´m curious if is it possible to plot in: A. two different Cartesian coordinate system who share the same plane but have different origins and rotation. The visualization should preferably resemble ...
3
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2answers
352 views

How to force Return[] to return from an arbitrary point (like in C++)?

I need to test some complicated conditions to calculate a Return value. But MMa doesn't let you Return[] from anywhere the way C++ does. The structure of my Module is similar to this: ...
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1answer
263 views

Implementing the Golden Section Rule

I am attempting to write a code which brackets the minimum of a unimodal function, using the Golden Section Method Below. I am have serious issues debugging my program though, any help will be ...
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0answers
52 views

How can I rename the local kernel without causing issues?

I would like to name my kernels. However when I remove "Local" Mathematica becomes unstable, sometimes crashes sometimes doesn't initialize correctly. Is there something special about the name ...
1
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3answers
135 views

Expressing a series formula

I want to generate a series of the following kind in Mathematica: $\quad \quad a(n+1) = a(n) + ({\rm prime}(n+1) - 1)/2 \quad \mbox{for odd primes},$ so that the resultant series is ...
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1answer
137 views

Trying to write my own Greedy/ Nearest Neighbor Algorithm

So I'm trying to write my own function and compare it to the results I have from using FindShortestTour. Does anyone know how to find the distance from each city to each of the others without ...
2
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1answer
49 views

Strange evaluating indication of output cells

Something like this happened when I was working with two Manipulate cells. I saved the notebook, duplicated it and only keep these two cells, and opened the ...
22
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1answer
412 views

Generating animations of clouds with Mathematica

I'd like to generate some visually-pleasing animations of clouds, fog or smoke with Mathematica. My idea of "visually-pleasing" is along the lines of one of the images on the Wikipedia article for ...
4
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0answers
57 views

Mathematica doesn't italicise a function's argument in the function's body if it appears in the denominator and the denominator is edited. A bug?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.1.0 or later I'm using Mathematica 10.0.2 for Mac. On a fresh kernel, I type this: a is not italicised ...
3
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2answers
221 views

Integrate using \[Esc] int \[Esc]

I like writing integrals symbolically instead of using Integrate[]. I suddenly seem to not be able to do this and am confused. I type \[Esc] int \[Esc] then ...
1
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1answer
150 views

Why wrapping this ContourPlot inside a Manipulate changes its output into something unrecognizable?

I am a bit puzzled: I wrap the same exact ContoutPlot inside a Manipulate, and it looks all wrong (I don't know what it's drawing but it does not look like the zeros of my polynomial). What am I doing ...
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1answer
107 views

Solving fifth order polynomial equation [closed]

I am trying to solve this equation: 1/s^3 + 3s^2 + 4s + 1 But I am not able to solve it. A little help would be appreciated. P.S: I am new to Mathematica and I ...
3
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1answer
253 views

How I can make the StreamPlot of this differential equation?

I need the StreamPlot of this differential equation but I don't know how. dp/dt = 0.4 p(1 - p/30), 0 <= t < 5 and 0.4 p (1 - p/30) - 0.25 p, t > 5
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0answers
47 views

FourierSinCoefficients extremely slow

I'm just playing with Fourier decomposition of periodic functions. We had a similar example with standing waves and cosines in class, so I tried to expand a triangle wave in sines. This is what I came ...
6
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2answers
195 views

Adding annotations to plot with vertical leader line to the curve

I am working with some GPS data for a bike trip I am going on. All the routes are given so it's easy to simply follow the line on your GPS. I am looking for a way to visually summarize information ...
1
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0answers
67 views

Exchange variable value between Mathematica and Autohotkey script

I have a script written with AutoHotkey and would like to send some data to and from Mathematica. For now I am using the CopyToClipboard[] function in Mathematica ...
1
vote
1answer
161 views

Read a compressed ascii data file?

I would like to write a filter for Import to handle data files that are generated by LabView in the LVM format. This should be straightforward, since the format is ...
2
votes
1answer
83 views

Block works when directly used but not when used in a function

I want to calculate a derivative such as: $\delta f=\sum_{i=A,B} \sum_{k=1,2,3} \frac{\partial f}{\partial a_k^i}$. Since $ a_k^i$ are assigned values other places in the code, I have used ...
2
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0answers
51 views

ParallelSubmit and WaitNext: check if a job is done before calling WaitNext

Say I process something with ParallelSubmit: LaunchKernels[] job = ParallelSubmit[1 + 2] Parallel`Developer`QueueRun[] Then, I will use ...
2
votes
3answers
151 views

find position of nearest nonzero element in an array (functionally)

Given an array sel and an index position i0, how can I find the position of the nearest (left or right) nonzero element? I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

Combined ListPlot3D using arrays of different length

I have three parts of a ListPlot3D that I would like to combine. The problem is, the middle part has more points in one dimension than the other two, which means I can't combine them easily to plot ...
0
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1answer
45 views

aborting at a message, but still save data

This may be an easy question, but I can't find it anywhere. I have a code which solves linear equations in a do loop (possibly compiled) using LinearSolve. To save the results I use Reap and Sow. It ...
0
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0answers
94 views

No connection to WoframAlpha with v10.1

I have a problem with my connection to WolframAlpha with the new version 10.1. And I can't figure out what causes it, because it works with version 10.0. Also, I have a connection to the data ...
10
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1answer
280 views

Contour Integration along a contour containing two branch points

I need to compute following contour integrations: $$f(u)=\oint_\alpha dz \sqrt{z^3+z+u} \qquad ; \qquad g(u)=\oint_\beta dz \sqrt{z^3+z+u}$$ In which $\alpha$ and $\beta$ are two contours in ...
4
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2answers
133 views

Imaginary terms in the derivative of Jacobi theta function (2) on the real line

I am trying to calculate/plot the derivative of the second Jacobi theta function $d\theta_2(0, e^{-\pi t} )/dt$. Calculating or plotting the function itself works fine: ...

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