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Matt holds a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a bachelor's degree in Physics. He is now employed at the Idaho National Lab, where he works in fuels characterization. His main work is to develop new material properties measurement techniques, for which he uses MATLAB daily. He enjoys his family, coding, and the great Idaho countryside.

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MATLAB, COMSOL, Thermal characterization, c++

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Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Solution 54511

I see what you are trying to do, but there is an analytical solution for L. It seems you only have a problem with L, not p (as far as the test cases).

on 2 Mar 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Problem 323. Mechanics 1

@Tom, yes that is true. There is no friction.

on 16 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Problem 282. Circle and Quadratic

Thanks Gunther. The function does produce the correct graphic, but only when T(1)=0 as in my example.

on 16 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Problem 323. Mechanics 1

LOL, bmtran! Just trying to have a little fun with the format. Indeed, it has been so long since I solved this kind of problem that I can only hope I didn't make a mistake that would show up in the test-suite!

on 16 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Problem 292. Infernal Recursion

I hate recursion, so it is all infernal to me! Iteration is the way to go...

on 9 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Solution 34498

If you look at the example posted in the problem description, you will see that the return argument should be a two element row vector.

on 9 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 32140 to Problem 240. Project Euler: Problem 6, Natural numbers, squares and sums.

on 7 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted a Comment to Solution 29518

Octogenarian, Shmoctogenarian! Hope that one didn't keep you up too late, Roger. :-)

on 5 Feb 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 20372 to Problem 15. Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.

on 31 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 20368 to Problem 15. Find the longest sequence of 1's in a binary sequence.

on 31 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 17692 to Problem 138. Number of 1s in the Binary Representation of a Number

on 31 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 17678 to Problem 138. Number of 1s in the Binary Representation of a Number

on 31 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 17675 to Problem 138. Number of 1s in the Binary Representation of a Number

on 31 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 17578 to Problem 183. Pull the variable y_correct from the Caller's Workspace

on 30 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 17190 to Problem 108. Given an unsigned integer x, find the largest y by rearranging the bits in x

on 30 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 16849 to Problem 171. Reverse the Words (not letters) of a String

on 30 Jan 2012

Matt Fig submitted Solution 16727 to Problem 180. Omit columns averages from a matrix

on 30 Jan 2012