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Best numerical technique?

  1. Apr 22, 2004 #1
    Best numerical technique???

    I've recently used Simpson's (1/3) rule for the numerical solution of the 'intersecting cylinders' problem. I've found that it isn't too accurate no matter how many intervals I take (I have even taken 1000,000 intervals!), but still end up with some error.

    I'll appreciate any one for helping me in this matter
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  3. Apr 25, 2004 #2


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    What is the intersecting cylinders problem?
  4. Apr 26, 2004 #3
    it is discussed in the thread called 'intersecting cylinders' in this forum. the results of numerical integration do converge but always with some error
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