# James Tursa

Interested in external applications, mex & engine applications with Fortran, C, C++, etc, particularly in the areas of speed improvement and memory management efficiencies.

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Use trapezoidal method to find the deflection at each measurement point.

Sounds like you want the cumtrapz( ) function. If the assignment requires you to use loops, just code up the formula found in th...

circa 14 ore ago | 0

How to convert decimals to Ascii characters?

Your table isn't ASCII encoding of characters, so you can't use simple functions such as double( ) etc. You are probably going t...

circa 16 ore ago | 1

Trapezoidal numerical integration using for loops

See the Trapezoidal Method section here for the fomula: https://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/trapz.html?searchHighlight=tr...

1 giorno ago | 0

a)Extract the data from the two columns into separate arrays named time and distance. b) Determine the velocity and acceleration of the rocket. Use a FOR loop or as many as d

Hints for using a difference method: Velocity = Position / Time Acceleration = Velocity / Time To get the delta values, just...

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Change of position of velocity vectors and time interval between the change

Looks like an orbit problem. Around the Earth, I presume? You will not be using the Symbolic Toolbox for this assignment. You w...

4 giorni ago | 1

Any comment to speed up the speed of caculation of symbolic loops having Legendre polynomials?

The Symbolic Toolbox is going to be slower than IEEE floating point ... that's just something you have to accept. And if you nee...

8 giorni ago | 1

Formula for norm(x)

This question appears to be a follow-up to this post: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/1809695-what-exactly-norm...

9 giorni ago | 0

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what exactly norm(x) function do?

The equivalent function to norm( ) for a complex column vector x is sqrt(x' * x) where x' is the complex conjugate transpose. ...

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Why am I receiving Not enough input arguments?

The error seems pretty clear, you are calling func( ) without enough input arguments. The func( ) signature has six inputs: fun...

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I have some coupled nonlinear ordinary differential equations. Three equations have three 2nd order derivative coupled together. Can someone tell me how I can get the response

Another related approach is to isolate all the 2nd derivatives on the LHS and put everything else on the RHS. Then pick off the ...

10 giorni ago | 0

how to use exp for this problem

You need to use the * operator to multiply in the denominator. E.g., w=exp(-(i-Un)^2/(2*sd^2)) If i is not a variable defined ...

10 giorni ago | 0

Multiple Outputs of a function into a single vector

You could modify f( ) to return a vector. Or if you didn't want to modify f( ) you could create a helper function that does this...

11 giorni ago | 1

dynamic matrix with changing variable name in for loop

Do not dynamically name variables. This is bad programming practice and will leave you with hard-to-use variables downstream in ...

11 giorni ago | 0

ODE solver for restricted 3 body problem

In this line: dydt(2) = y(1) + 2 * dydt(3) - mu_p * ((y(1) + mu)/D1) - mu * ((y(1) - mu)/D2); you use dydt(3) before you set i...

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Write a function file that computes the roots of a quadratic using the form for x+ and x−1 that are least susceptible to cancellation error.

Is this the type of formulae you are being asked to code? https://people.csail.mit.edu/bkph/articles/Quadratics.pdf https://st...

12 giorni ago | 0

How to get the same number of char as number of decimals using num2str?

You might look into using the fix( ) function to isolate the fractional part of your number and then work with that directly.

15 giorni ago | 0

matrix to struct do not match

You should really show us all of the actual code in question, not just a wordy description of the code. A better description and...

16 giorni ago | 0

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Assign elements in multidimensional struct to 2D array

You can use the vercat( ) function to force the comma-separated-list generated by C.pts to stack vertically: for ii=1:5, C(ii)....

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Singular Value Decomposition calculation of a matrix

By changing the order of the rows you have changed the order of operations inside svd( ). The two answers are essentially the sa...

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Issue with N body problem using ode45

You need to rethink your problem statement and initial conditions. The initial positions can't possibly be in the neighborhood o...

24 giorni ago | 0

What is the best function of the following shape?

There are lots of functions that could fit this general shape. E.g., sin(x), or more generally A*sin(B*x+C) depending on width a...

25 giorni ago | 0

Rotate an image 180 degrees without library functions

Hint: Take a small example, rotate it 180 degrees, and see where the elements end up. Then consider how you might get that resul...

26 giorni ago | 0

How to calculate the mean value of the non vero value in a vector?

Another way that doesn't require any data copying: M = [0.7,0.3,0]; sum(M)/nnz(M) Be aware that if there are no non-zero elem...

29 giorni ago | 1

Adding value from structure into a vector after each iteration of a for loop.

The reason you are getting a 2x8x2 answer is because you start with a 1x8 vector but then assign spots outside of those limits i...

circa un mese ago | 0

parallel sum different from serial sum

Bruno and IA have already given the reasons for this discrepancy. I would simply add that even though you are adding integers an...

circa un mese ago | 2

how to multiply quaternion wth 1x3 vector

Use BECI as the "vector" part of a quaternion and put a 0 in the "scalar" part, and use that new quaternion in the multiply. Sin...

circa un mese ago | 1

I want to convert vector into matrix with all possible combinations

I think John D'Errico answered this some time ago, or a question very much like this. But I can't find his post at the moment. I...

circa un mese ago | 0

Can compare between vector and array

Does this do what you want? Finds the row numbers in A that match x. find(all(A==x,2))

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Modify off diagonal elements of Matrix without looping

You could use logical indexing to get at the off-diagonal elements. E.g., A(~eye(size(A))) = skalar;

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