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What are the advantages and disadvantages of MATHCAD, MATLAB, maple and mathematica?
Which one do you use, and why?
Which one do you use, and why?
Originally posted by mmwave
I like Matlab best and it has a student version for $50 that does everything most people need. The syntax is similar to C so if you know C it is easy to program. The documentation is not so good but I find Matlab easier to use than Mathcad.
TSN79 said:I know that Maple can export graphs as .dxf files only if they are 3D, which sucks! Can Mathematica do that also with 2D graphs?
i think in MATLAB you could try using the function find(blabla), i am not sure how to use it.scasey1960 said:I've got a question about extracting a subset of an array within Mathcad. For instance, I've got two arrays - X, Y. I want to plot only the portion of Y where X is such that X > x1 and X < x2. How do I do that?
Thanks.
SC
Entropia said:What are the advantages and disadvantages of MATHCAD, MATLAB, maple and mathematica?
Which one do you use, and why?
pp_muscimol said:HI...I used Matlab 7 for about 4 years in ChemPhys calculations...and I had a colleague doing similar calculations in MathCad11 ...with about the same CPU power.
I can tell you that the other guy was a smiling more than I was!...the main impression that I had was that in MATLAB the calculations would require much more time...sometimes hours in plus and that the graphics looked better...the equations were much easier to visualize and the immediately ready for paper inclusion...while in MATLAB I had to redo the equations in a text processor.
overall Mathcad gave him much more free time for beer ...and that is VERY IMPORTANT!
I'm in the process of stopping from using MATLAB and I'm trying to get into Mathcad or Mathematica ...I'm sick of writing lines an lines of code just to calculating some damn angles! :)
So most probably I'll give a try to MathCad or Mathematica ...I'll check the price and I'll flip a coin! :)