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Implement iterations on MATLAB 
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#1
Jan2412, 05:51 PM

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Hello all,
I am trying to play around with MATLAB so I can become familiar with it. I have absolutely no programming experience, si it's a bit confusing for me. I have this formula: [tex]v(t)=10(1e^{t})[/tex] and I want to implement iterations on MATLAB for 0<=t<=5. I understand that I need to start "for loop", but I'm not entirely sure how to go about it. I know to start it, "for i=0:n" Any suggestions and explanations? 


#2
Jan2412, 06:56 PM

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Do you mean that you want to apply that function to each value of t from 1 to 5? There's no need to use a for loop.
t = 1:5; v = 10*(1  e.^(t)) 


#3
Jan2412, 11:39 PM

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Try this:
In MATLAB, you should always prefer using vectors to for loops, e.g. use this:



#4
Jan2512, 04:12 PM

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Implement iterations on MATLAB
Can you guys recommend a good book for beginners? I was also attempting to implement Euler's method for differentials.



#5
Jan2712, 12:13 AM

PF Gold
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I don't have any experience with MATLAB books, but the MathWorks documentation is invaluable: http://www.mathworks.com/help/techdoc/
To ask questions, try MATLAB Answers: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/ Additionally, they have a series of MATLAB exercises you can try: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/cody 


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