## how can i do this ?

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014
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### m (view profile)

on 22 Mar 2014
Accepted Answer by A Jenkins

### A Jenkins (view profile)

i must plot a graph like this:

(there are many functions that are valid for difference particular time in a period, for example for td interval function 1 is valid, for tr interval function 2 is valid...)

a code like this is okey:

x=0:0.1:1;

a=x.^2;

y=1:0.1:2;

b=y.^3;

z=2:0.1:3;

c=z.^3;

plot(x,a,y,b,z,c);

but i have to plot these functions, there is a mistake, would you help me please ?

k=0:10.^-12:6.9*10.^-9;

a=25*10.^-6*80;

l=6.9*10.^-9:10.^-12:2.29*10.^-8;

b=25*10.^-6*l./(16*10.^-9)*(80+(2.16-80)*l./(16*10.^-9));

m=2.29*10.^-8:10.^-12:2.5*10.^-6;

c=4*2.16;

n=2.5*10.^-6:10.^-12:2.515*10.^-6;

d=4*2.16;

o=2.515*10.^-6:10.^-12:2.5244*10.^-6;

e=80*4*((1-o./(9.4*10.^-9))*o./(9.4*10.^-9));

p=2.5244*10.^-6:10.^-12:5*10.^-6;

f=25*10.^-6*80;

plot(k,a,l,b,m,c,n,d,o,e,p,f);

??? Error using ==> mtimes

Inner matrix dimensions must agree.

Patrik Ek

### Patrik Ek (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

I you just want a nice plot I would recommend inkscape or paint, or any other program. Doing this in matlab is just a pain. Are you sure the equations are correct? also, you can just catenate the array and thus get rid of

```plot(so many variables that I have no control and will definitely have an error);
```

Another advice is to plot each set one by one fix one at the time.

m

### m (view profile)

on 22 Mar 2014

thanks for helping i must ask somethings to my teacher

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### A Jenkins (view profile)

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### A Jenkins (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014
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### A Jenkins (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

On the lines where you calculate b, and e, you probably want to use the element-wise multiplication .* instead of the matrix multiplication * between your two halves. For example:

```b=25*10.^-6*l./(16*10.^-9).*(80+(2.16-80)*l./(16*10.^-9));
```

Also, I think you will want c,d, and f to be arrays, not scalars. For example:

```c=4*2.16*ones(size(m));
```

m

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

during the m time interval the function must go 4*2.16=8.64 value

i mean this

A Jenkins

### A Jenkins (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

What exactly do you need help with? The other posters are right that your numbers don't make sense. For example, the value of "a" is 0.002, and the value of "e" is approximately -22,821,490. These are not going to show up nicely on the same plot.

Here is an example similar to your code with numbers that makes a nice plot. But we do not know what your numbers should be.

```k=1:1:10;
a=25*ones(size(k));
l=10:1:20;
b=(l-10).^2+25;
m=20:1:30;
c=125*ones(size(m));
n=30:1:35;
d=-(n-30).^3+125;
o=35:1:40;
e=0*ones(size(o));
plot(k,a,l,b,m,c,n,d,o,e);
```
m

### m (view profile)

on 22 Mar 2014

thank you for the graph and code

### Joseph Cheng (view profile)

Answer by Joseph Cheng

### Joseph Cheng (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

You are missing some (.*) in both b= and e=. However your a,b,c,d,e,f curves doesn't match the pictured curve.

m

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

i have done it but it gives me another result that is not my purpose

on 21 Mar 2014
Edited by m

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

i could not solve again,

the function goes to any j number(s) between any x and y times and i have 6 function in a period

how can i do this ? the picture is an example only it is not valid for this question

### Joseph Cheng (view profile)

Answer by Joseph Cheng

### Joseph Cheng (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

So you are not just plotting you are trying to find the point on the curve for any t?

They you are best off forming this into one array and not spread across multiple arrays.

example:

```t=0:10e-12:5e-6;
```
```A = zeros(size(t));
```
```A(t>=0 & t<=6.9e-9) = 25e-6*80;
tempT =t(t>6.9e-9 & t<=2.29e-8);
A(t>6.9e-9 & t<=2.29e-8) = 25*10^-6*tempT./(16*10^-9).*(80+(2.16-80)*tempT./(16*10^-9));
A(t>2.29e-8 & t<2.5e-6)= 4*2.16;
```

m

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

if i could understand you you are wrong. i do not want to find any points. i want to plot a graph of these functions only. my graph will resemble to picture above. my purpose is plotting a graph like that

m

### m (view profile)

on 21 Mar 2014

hey guys would you help me please

teacher said to us it is handy to use "for loop"

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