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Questions about approaches for simulating physical systems or phenomena by building from related understanding and basic principles.

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Lagrangian of three-mass system with Mathematica

Before proceeding to calculations in Mathematica, I would like to clarify with knowledgeable people. There is an ordinary linear three-mass system. If we write its Lagrangian, we get the following ...
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Plotting fibre direction at each node

I was wondering if there was a way to plot the direction vector of a fibre family at each node in AceGen/AceFem? Below is an example of exactly what I want to do but I do not know how to recreate it. ...
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Modeling an XY positioning table that uses a cable-driven mechanism

I came across an interesting model on the MathWorks site. It's an XY positioning table that uses a cable-driven mechanism. Can someone point me to an example of such a mechanism done in Mathematica or ...
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Logistic fit of data

I would like to use LogitModelFit to find the logistic function to my data. The error I obtain is LogitModelFit::binrsp: The response values are expected to be ...
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Recommended model for hysteresis

I have a fabric-based strain sensor and would like to find out what other recommended models can be used in the hysteresis modelling. I have tried using the cubic function for loading and unloading ...
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Mathematica code for bifurcation diagram in 3D

Good day. I need help with the code in mathematica to plot the bifurcation diagram (e vs z*) or (e vs x*), for the system ...
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Combining fitted parameters to make a variable and telling me the error in it

I've fit my set of data to a function of the form: $a*\cos(2\pi t)+b*\sin(2\pi t)+c*\cos(4\pi t)+d*\sin(4\pi t)+e$ with a nonlinear model fit. The parameters $a,b,c,d,e$ have errors in it that ...
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Why doesn't Mathematica completely draw the fit?

I have a question, and I really need your help, because I think I'm not understanding the reason... I have a potential model.. F[x_] := k x^n for the next ...
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How to create model for classification using SVM methods?

I have a matrix for diseases associated to their symptoms, the columns represent symptoms each row is a disease. the labels 1 and 0 in the matrix data sets represent when a disease i related to ...
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PIDTune and characteristic equation of zero

I have a BLDC electric motor, I'm currently trying to control via a PIDTune. This is mostly an attempt to reduce (remove) a small run away drift that ends up ...
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Fitting multiple data with model and NDSolve with different initial conditions, and other shared parameters

I know that there are already questions about fitting multiple datasets and about NDSolve and about shared and non shared parameters, but I tried to apply them and some things are still not clear. ...
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Estimating parameters on system of differential equations

I am looking for some help estimating the parameters of a series of differential equations to assist fitting the experimental data I have collected. The Problem: The equations are based off of the ...
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Speeding up the calculations by Reduce and NSolve

I have a non-linear system of equations with numeric parameter values as shown below. I first tried FindRoot with given initial values and it did not converge. Then ...
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Physics based predictive model using Predict

Summary: The first order response of a block of metal quenching in a fluid (or a cold block heating in a warm environment) is well known. I am trying to create a physics based predictive model for ...
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Fitting data with 3 linear fits

I have a dataset that can be easily approximated by a piecewise function composing of 3 linear functions, but i am unable to get an accurate fit once the third linear function is required. The model ...
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Solving Differential Equation System for HIV Treatment Model

I was working on a project about optimal strategies for HIV treatment, models used from [Butler, Kirschner, and Lenhart] 1997. This model explains the spread of HIV viruses in the human body, where ...
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Fit data with a given function depending on parameters

I want to fit the data of a star's temperature with a function from a model. That function depend on several parameters. I want to know how can I find the value of those parameters. The data is: <...
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Model fitting for concave curve: test if asymptote or convergence exist

I am asking a double check if conceptually I set up proper model and proceeding in good direction to drive conclusions. I have a distribution that looks like this: I want to test if for increasing x ...
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Speed up NDSolve compared to Python (calls to LSODA)

I migrated a numerical model code from Python to Mathematica and am surprised how much faster the Python version runs. Profiling of the Python version tells me that it is about 100 times faster (120 ...
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Fitting two equations to diferent parts of the same dataset

I have a system that transit between two different states. Each state output varies linearly with time, given by $m t+c$, where both lines intersect the $x$ axis in the same point. The output of this ...
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Finding the limit of a function

I have the following code: ...
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Infinite potential, prevent value to go beyond zero, initial value problem

How do you make a wall potential in Mathematica. Meaning : I want my potential to have a wall at 0 : $ U(x)=\left\{ \begin{split} & x>0 : U(x) = f(x)\\ &x=0: U(x)=U_0 \\ & x<0: U(x)=...
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How to plot a trajectory of Lorenz attractor system model (SystemModelSimulate - v11.3)

I'm using one of the system models provided with Mathematica 11.3. (I found it by evaluating SystemModelExamples[].) ...
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Difficulties in compiling the steady state of a biological model

I am modeling the yellow fever for an EDO system, in which I have to find the stationary states of the system, and I have great difficulty in finding something that can be very simple. I put the ...
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In what way can M11.3's system modelling features be used by those who don't have SystemModeler?

Mathematica 11.3 includes some functionality from SystemModeler, but not the full SystemModeler environment. I assume that most people here are familiar with Mathematica, but not SystemModeler, or ...
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How can I fit a differential equation to experimental data?

I would like to add a fit to the following data. Here is the differential equation I am using. g=9.81 l=0.2 m=0.09 ...
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Can I use a differential equation as a model to make a fit to experimental data?

I've done an experiment where I swung a pendulum under air resistance. Is it possible to model the data using the following differential equation and find a b-value? ...
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Dealing with Vector Outputs from ItoProcess, RandomProcess (Stochastic Differential Equations)

I'm modeling stochastic chemical kinetics and the ItoProcess[] function has served me well. I am trying to write an efficient code to analyze many (Paths) trajectories of several different reagents (...
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determining solution to PDE with Mathematica

Bug introduced in or after 10.3, persisting through 11.2. It's been a while since I have touched separation of variable and not too keen to "get my hands dirty" if I may avoid it. The given PDE is ...
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Solving ODEs with ParametricNDSolve and fitting parameters to data (Not a list of real numbers)

I saw some similar posts here, but none of them gave me a solution. I have this set of data: ...
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Caclulate second partial derivatives of a numerically defined function

I am performing a chi square minimisation with respect to some parameters x,y,z that are themselves part of the kernel involved in a numeric integral. I therefore ...
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Is it possible to find the transfer function of these three differential equations using Mathematica

Imagine you are attempting to obtain a model of a device with two inputs [u1, u2] and three outputs [O1, O2, x] from the Lagrangian. After some of Lagrangian work, you find the following three ...
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Why does NonlinearStateSpaceModel linearise?

The documentation for NonlinearStateSpaceModel says: In NonlinearStateSpaceModel[eqns, ...] the Taylor linearization is with ...
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Help to model fitting a distribution of weights in weighted graphs : power or exponential law?

I found this post https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/164436/difference-between-power-law-distribution-and-exponential-decay useful, but not sufficient for me to understand which law may best ...
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Random placement of non-overlapping disks

I am trying to create a Monte Carlo simulation for a physical situation. The situation is a layer of disks are lying on a plane. The disks have a known mean radius and standard deviation, and a known ...
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How to approximate the data curve with a function? [closed]

I want to approximate a data curve (the purple curve in the picture) with one function, so I can use it in my engineering simulation. Some explanation of purple curve The curly part is a sinusoid; ...
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2D Electro-diffusion Model with NDSolve

Set Up I am attempting to make a 2D model of the diffusion of ions in solution due to concentration gradients and an electric field. The equation that needs to be solved to describe the diffusion is ...
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Implementing a model of electro-diffusion [closed]

I am an undergraduate researcher. I have been working with Mathematica for roughly a month. I have been assigned a modeling task. My objective is to model the diffusion of ions in solution under the ...
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Power law fitting package that optimizes fitting parameters based off of the KolmogorovSmirnov MC method

I'm exploring power law fitting and would like to get to a point of making a power law package like what was discussed in this post, where OP references the R poweRlaw package. As per the comments/...
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How to compute “SinglePredictionConfidenceIntervalTable”-Values on validation data with NonlinearModeFit?

When I perform a NonlinearModelfit I get a FittedModel object and I can see the values of the property "SinglePredictionConfidenceIntervalTable". Now I apply the FittedModel object on a new data case (...
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How to use FindFit to optimize parameters of a WSM model via WSMLink for a parametric curve

I have I-V (current-voltage) data which I am trying to use to calibrate a PV solar cell model in WSM using WSMLink from mathematica. I am using the FindFit function which simulates the model with each ...
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Reduce (or Solve) a set of inequalities assuming some independent variables are unbounded

First a summary of the general problem I'm trying to solve: I want to get a set of inequalities for a very complex function (If you are interested is the no-arbitrage conditions Black-Scholes equation ...
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Use a picture as the initial distribution of an agent based model

I am trying to make an agent based model similar to http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/DiffusionLimitedAggregationARealTimeAgentBasedSimulation/ http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/...
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Creating an Interactive Module that plots a graph and a highlighted vertex

For an assignment, I have to do the following: Build an interactive model with two controls, n and u, that generates a random ...
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Local optimization of parameters in a Coupled Non-Linear System

I have a system of differential equations : $\frac{dX}{dt} = (0.8+0.4c_{1})X-(0.007+0.006c_{2})XY$ and $\frac{dY}{dt} = (0.048+0.004c_{3})XY-(0.4+0.2c_{4})Y$ where $0\le c_{i}\le1$. Varying $c_{i}...
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My Girlfriend is going to prison…Save her with Math

Salacious title, but true story. ...
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How do I properly use Sow and Reap within a Do loop?

The problem is that reap only returns one value when I was expecting a string resulting from Do. For context: This is a simple democratic deficiency model. Where m is the number of periods, n is ...
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Non-linear-Model-Fit problem in mathematica

I have written the following code to fit the function g2 to data (a,b,c,d) but I don't realize where I have made a mistake,without ...
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Can NonlinearModelFit be used instead of TimeSeriesModelFit without loss of generality?

I am trying to model sales seasonality. As I am unfamiliar with TimeSeriesModelFit[], I am using NonlinearModelFit[]. However, ...
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Backtesting a Probability of Default (PD) model

Background PD models Financial institutions use Probability of Default (PD) models for various purposes such as client acceptance, provisioning and regulatory capital calculation as required by the ...