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Runge Kutta 4th order ode

Runge Kutta 4th order ode


Judah S (view profile)


29 Dec 2010 (Updated )

solves ode using 4th order Runge Kutta method

% It calculates ODE using Runge-Kutta 4th order method
% Author Ido Schwartz

clc;                                               % Clears the screen
clear all;

h=1.5;                                             % step size
x = 0:h:3;                                         % Calculates upto y(3)
y = zeros(1,length(x)); 
y(1) = 5;                                          % initial condition
F_xy = @(t,r) 3.*exp(-t)-0.4*r;                    % change the function as you desire

for i=1:(length(x)-1)                              % calculation loop
    k_1 = F_xy(x(i),y(i));
    k_2 = F_xy(x(i)+0.5*h,y(i)+0.5*h*k_1);
    k_3 = F_xy((x(i)+0.5*h),(y(i)+0.5*h*k_2));
    k_4 = F_xy((x(i)+h),(y(i)+k_3*h));

    y(i+1) = y(i) + (1/6)*(k_1+2*k_2+2*k_3+k_4)*h;  % main equation

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