Register to reply

MATLAB ODE solver

by NoobixCube
Tags: matlab, solver
Share this thread:
NoobixCube
#1
Mar16-08, 03:58 PM
P: 158
Anyone have much knowledge on the ODE solvers in matlab? I have an ODE and I want to specificy whether the input is time or the y value for the dy/dt problem.
Phys.Org News Partner Science news on Phys.org
Bees able to spot which flowers offer best rewards before landing
Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model
When cooperation counts: Researchers find sperm benefit from grouping together in mice
f95toli
#2
Mar16-08, 06:03 PM
Sci Advisor
PF Gold
f95toli's Avatar
P: 2,241
Could you please be more specific.
You can only have one variable in an ODE and in this case that variable is t, i.e. the equation is

dy/dt=f(t)

where f is some function of t (and ONLY of t, otherwise it is a PDE).
In order to have a single solution to this ODE you then only need the initial value of y at time 0, i.e. y(0).
NoobixCube
#3
Mar16-08, 06:38 PM
P: 158
Cool thanks I think thats what I was looking for.


Register to reply

Related Discussions
C++ Matrix Solver Programming & Computer Science 0
TK Solver Engineering, Comp Sci, & Technology Homework 0
Ode solver in C Programming & Computer Science 1
Please help with a fluid solver ^_^ General Math 3
Ti-83 solver General Math 3