# Recent content by perplexabot

1. ### 12VDC/2A power adapter to power two systems?

Thank you for the quick reply! Great to hear it is that simple! Unfortunately now I have to solder together a new circuit for the TO3 instead of using an older circuit i had with the TO220. Oh well, shouldn't be too bad. Thanks again. EDIT: DAMN! Those TO3's are 40 bucks on digikey!
2. ### 12VDC/2A power adapter to power two systems?

Hey! So I have a raspberry pi that uses 5V/1.2A and a LCD monitor that uses 12v/0.2A. I would like to power both using a single wall power outlet. I found a power adapter that converts 100-240VAC/50-60Hz/1.2A to 12VDC/2A. I was wondering if it is as easy as cutting off the connector on the...
3. ### MATLAB Solve Riccati (DARE) with MATLAB

I have run my code. I got an answer but I am confused with the result as it is not as I expected. I am trying to figure out why the answer is what it is. I was wondering whether my DARE formulation was correct (hence, why I have this post).
4. ### MATLAB Solve Riccati (DARE) with MATLAB

No problem! I still appreciate the fact that you are trying to help. Thank you.
5. ### MATLAB Solve Riccati (DARE) with MATLAB

That's the same link I provided in my original post : (
6. ### Software for multiplication of matrices

Matlab is capable of doing symbolic matrix multiplication, and is actually really simple (just trying to expel any fears of the OP). MATLAB is an option for symbolic multiplication.
7. ### MATLAB Solve Riccati (DARE) with MATLAB

Hey all, I was wondering if you can help me define the arguments for the dare() function of matlab. Here is the DARE form I have: \begin{equation} \begin{split} \Phi(p_\infty) &= \Phi_\infty = \Phi_{33}-\Phi_{32}(\Phi_\infty+\Phi_{R})^{-1}\Phi_{23}\\...
8. ### A Derivative of log of normal distribution

Thank you very much. I will continue to read on probability spaces and touch up up sigma algebra. I am really thankful for your time and help. Thank you for offering more help on this topic (I will take you up on your offer : p).
9. ### B Why can you choose only V in DC but V and I in AC?

All I said was the transformer isolates the input supply from the circuit in question thus the impedance of the circuit connected to the secondary is NOT typically seen at the primary. Is that a wrong statement?
10. ### B Why can you choose only V in DC but V and I in AC?

The transformer that is used for connecting an AC power supply isolates the supply from the circuit in question, thus the ac supply will not "see" the resistance of the circuit, only the impedance of the primary coil of the transformer (to some extent). Yes, DC is AC as f->0 but the transformer...
11. ### A Derivative of log of normal distribution

I have been trying to digest this notation that you have bestowed upon me. I can see its benefit and am willing to put some time to understand it better. I would like to know if you have some references for me that may help me better understand it? I am very thankful for your help : ) EDIT: By...
12. ### A Derivative of log of normal distribution

Ok, since I am right in saying (along with your help in this older thread) that the PDF which describes the random variable, is itself (the pdf) not random but made up of "ordinary" variables, then after taking the derivative we will once again end up with a function that does NOT contain random...
13. ### A Derivative of log of normal distribution

NOTE: If you don't want to read this whole post, just read "EDIT2," it contains the questions and remarks I have concluded. Everything else is just my train of thought. Hmmm, are those functions not the same, given that \phi_{k+1}=\phi_{k}+v_k with...
14. ### A Derivative of log of normal distribution

Hey all, I've had this point of confusion for a bit and I have thought that with time I may be able to clear it out myself. Nope, hasn't happened. I think I need help. Let us say we have the following \phi_{k+1}=\phi_{k}+v_k where, v_k\overset{iid}{\sim}\mathcal{N}(0,\sigma^2) and...
15. ### Not sure how to solve matrix/equation system

Nice! First, you may find it useful to know that the system of equations you have is a homogeneous system (Ax = b, where b = 0). Let me ask you a few questions. Bear with me. Do you know what a trivial solution is? Do you know what a non-trivial solution is? A homogeneous system always has at...