Professional Interests: Aeroelasticity, Control Systems, Hydraulics

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Add functions to standard path

I have a created a library of functions, which I would like them to be accessible from any location, on every start up. What's t...

2 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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Stop and Continue Iterations

I am running a loop as follows: tol = 1e-6; while err < tol % code disp(tol) end During runtime, I decid...

3 years ago | 1 answer | 1

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How can I use disp() command when submitting jobs to cluster running on 'R'?

I am running a MATLAB code on a cluster which uses something called 'R'. I submit the job using the command qsub using a .sh fil...

3 years ago | 0 answers | 0

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Invalid first data argument

The following code: plot(x,y,'Marker','*','Color','r',x2,y2,'Marker','--','Color','b') generates this error: "Invalid f...

3 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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Is it possible to simplify 'piecewise' expressions by preimposing conditions?

I am solving a problem involving integration of the expression 'K' defined over 'r' and 'z' in symbolics, along with parameters ...

3 years ago | 0 answers | 0

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Legend for variable number of plots

Hi, I am plotting a variable 'y' whose size is 'm-by-n' against 'x' whose size is 'm-by-1'. So, I get 'n' plots on the current f...

3 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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'simplify' expression not efficient in Matlab2015

I used Matlab 2015 to simplify an trigonometric expression, but in vain. It is not able to replace 1-sin^2() with cos^2(). If my...

3 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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Does symbolics give wrong results?

I was doing matrix operations using symbolics, I found out to my surprise, that the results where wrong and unrepeatable. Same o...

4 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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chol() gives error for a (barely) positive definite matrix.

I have a matrix whose smallest eigenvalue is positive but very close to zero (~ 1e-17). Theoretically, it should be a positive s...

4 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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Draw a line between two points

Frame an equation between two of the points of the form y=mx+c. then replace x with the x-cordinate of the point to be checked, ...

Draw a line between two points

Frame an equation between two of the points of the form y=mx+c. then replace x with the x-cordinate of the point to be checked, ...

6 years ago | 0

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How to initialize variables (parameters) in Simulink

I have a model of a mechanical system in simulink, which has a lot of parameters which are NOT variables mathematically speaking...

6 years ago | 1 answer | 0

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indexing diagonals out of a 3d matrix

I think this would work elegantly. But I don't know if this would take up alot of time/memory for your purposes. for i=1:10...

indexing diagonals out of a 3d matrix

I think this would work elegantly. But I don't know if this would take up alot of time/memory for your purposes. for i=1:10...

6 years ago | 0

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Creating a solid/surface of revolution from discrete data?

First of all your velocity profile is not symmetric about y=0, so if you rotate that graph by 180, you will not get a closed sur...

Creating a solid/surface of revolution from discrete data?

First of all your velocity profile is not symmetric about y=0, so if you rotate that graph by 180, you will not get a closed sur...

6 years ago | 0

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Different scope result for two different run times

Here are two scopes of the same simulation run for different run times 50s and 100s. For 50 s, the concerned parameter remains c...

6 years ago | 1 answer | 1

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Stable model, but results show instability

i have recently made a simulink model of a mechanical system, though complex in nature, but basically it is a second order ODE. ...

6 years ago | 2 answers | 0

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Simulation time

suppose i carry out a simulation for 10 seconds and i get satisfactory results. now i run the simulation for 20 sec, it again st...

7 years ago | 1 answer | 1

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Simulink: Scope time scale

I am simulating the model for 2 seconds, but the scope shows a time history of 0.8 to 2 seconds only, even if i use the autoscal...

7 years ago | 1 answer | 0