What are the advantages and disadvantages of MATHCAD, MATLAB, maple and mathematica?
Which one do you use, and why?

Nov1213 01:21 PM
Pythagorean

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What is this?:This is a list that contains hotkeys and short cuts designed to make your time writing equations in...

Oct1712 06:24 PM
Gertlex

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What's a good freeware latex editor?
I've been trying to install LEd, but it's not going smoothly, so I don't want...

Feb1514 11:29 AM
FrankFerrese

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Hi everyone, this is my first post on the physics forums. I am trying to use the readtable command in Matlab to make a...

Dec313 07:43 AM
kreil

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I'm writing up a document in the standard twocolumn mode, but there's a figure I want to insert that needs to occupy...

Mar1510 04:40 PM
cristo

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I think this command exists, but I can't remember what it is.
Suppose I have a document that takes up maybe three...

Apr2210 01:58 PM
kbaumen

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What do I need to do to be able to create PDF documents and be able to write in LaTex in them like on this forum?
...

Dec604 01:29 AM
ComputerGeek

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In the "proof" of the theorem, my course notes defines P_r(t) as the probability to find the system is state r at time...

Oct406 09:43 AM
marcusl

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How would I go about to write in latex (not the PF version, the actual thing) a function? By that, I mean when you go...

Jan1112 07:04 PM
jhae2.718

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I'm really quite sure at this point of my undergraduate education that mathematical physics is the answer for me  I...

Mar1308 03:01 PM
mgb_phys

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I defined x as a syms, then work with polynomials involving x. But then I can't find an evaluation command for these...

Jun1208 09:40 PM
qubits135

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I am trying to install Latex into a vBulletin forum without success.
The server hosting the forum is linux based....

Jul709 06:50 PM
quddusaliquddus

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i understood the concept in c program but i am really having a hard time converting it to matlab can anyone please...

Jul412 02:20 PM
queenstudy

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hello
i just copied the Numerical Code for the NLS equation which is the following:
%specify input parameters...

Nov1613 08:34 AM
DrGreg

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Hi everyone,
I'm trying to learn using R, having the background of a theoretical physics PhD.
What I would need is...

Aug113 02:17 PM
harborsparrow

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hello everyone,
as a theoretical PhD student I came up (I'm sure I'm not the first ;) ) with an idea.
Many times...

Jun1209 02:19 PM
chroot

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I'm attempting to get an output of a specific cartesian oval (or oval of descartes, the perfect imaging system in...

Jan2410 03:40 PM
Phrak

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Hi. Does anyone have experience with these programs? In particular loading a data set (which I have done already, but...

Apr2509 03:59 AM
questions_uk

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dear users
I have a problem in finding eigenvalues of a 12*12 because the 12*12 matrix is so complicated
so i...

Feb1313 02:28 PM
DuncanM

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Dear users
I have some points with coordinate x and y
forexample :
x=
and y=
and then...

Jul213 09:08 PM
Bill Simpson

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dear friends
I would appreciate if you could help me with triplequad symbolic integratiom in matlab?
i mean I...

Nov612 02:37 PM
quin

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dear friends
i want to do set of operation in matlab but i have a problem:
first of all, i want to take 3variable...

Nov1512 09:01 AM
quin

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hi friends
i want to find eigenvalues of a 4*4 matrix but niether MATLAB nor MATHEMATICA cant solve it. Both of...

Nov1512 02:00 AM
quin

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Hi friends
I wanna solve an equation which is function of x,y,z,m but i want to find answer like this m=... ...

Nov1412 02:30 PM
quin

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Hi friends
I wanna get 3variable integral from a function which is in terms of x,y,z,m,a
but I know that a=0.01...

Jun113 01:12 AM
kreil

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Hi friends.
I wanna fit my x datas and y datas with a function in the most exact way.my data is:
x=;
y=;
...

Nov2312 06:05 AM
tadchem

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Dear users
I want to get a triple integral from "X,y,z" in matlab like this: triplequad(f,0,1,0,1,0,1) but because my...

Feb1213 04:51 PM
jedishrfu

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Hi dear friends
I have a 12*12 symbolic matrix in terms of x y z d that I want its eigenvalues
but not mathematica...

Feb1613 04:19 PM
Bill Simpson

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dear users
I must do alot of calculation and after that,I arrive to an equation in which one side is a number...

Mar113 09:03 AM
kreil

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dear friends
when I run my code in matlab , some expressions like:
...

Feb2813 09:40 AM
marcio

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dear users
I want to do a triple integration over x ,y ,z in matlab but because my expression under the integral is...

Mar513 02:22 PM
quin

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Dear friends
I plot a Contour plot from a function with mathematica, but I dont know how can I add a small box near...

Sep713 01:37 AM
Bill Simpson

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Hi all,
so... now that I have to write lab reports at uni level, I'm starting to wonder what software would be best...

Aug2211 02:15 AM
fatra2

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What is the shortest way to convert this MatLab line
= meshgrid(0:hx:xm, 0:hy:ym);
to F90?
Thanks in advance =)

Jun1109 07:37 AM
minger

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Has anyone tried to use software not just for typing math to produce goodlooking documents after solving...

Jan1714 12:13 PM
DrDu

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I was tasked with making some animations of simple ODEs and PDEs in MATLAB for use in an undergraduate class....

Jul210 03:06 PM
QweticoWoods

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Hello, I am a novice in an introductory engineering problem solving course using matlab, and i'm having a bit of a...

Mar112 04:34 AM
f95toli

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...exclusively with exercises from MATLAB? I found many theoretical books,but that is not what I need.

Mar1809 05:31 AM
MATLABdude

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...echelon form?
I'm referring to this:
http://i53.tinypic.com/111tk6r.jpg
I know that there is a rref for...

Nov2510 11:24 PM
R A V E N

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Hey guys,
So I have been playing with LogLogPlot in Mathematica and it seems to me that PlotRange>{a,b} does not...

Jun2811 12:46 AM
R.P.F.

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Hello guys,
So I made four plots using Mathematica. I am trying to make them the four panels of a collage. Is...

Oct211 10:33 PM
Bill Simpson

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I have a set of 3D data (i.e. a large file where each row contains three spatial coordinates) and I'd like to get a...

Sep2109 04:34 PM
tuathan

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I'm interested in doing my PhD in theoretical and mathematical physics  i.e. subjects like Quantum Field Theory,...

Jul2608 10:28 PM
JasonJo

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