# Jason Nicholson

### John Deere

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I am a Mechanical Engineer. Professional Interests: Mechanical systems, data analysis, Simulink, hydraulics, Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, System Identification, Signal Processing, programming, machine learning, data analytics. If you send me a message, I am likely to get back to you. :)

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Perimeter

Given a sequence of points forming a closed path (first and last points are coincident) return the perimeter value. For example...

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How to reverse spdiags?

The spdiags function extracts all nonzero diagonals from the m-by-n matrix A. So if A=[1 2 3;4 5 6;7 8 9], spdiags(A)=[7 4...

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Verify Law of Large Numbers

If a large number of fair N-sided dice are rolled, the average of the simulated rolls is likely to be close to the mean of 1,2,....

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Rescale Scores

Each column (except last) of matrix X contains students' scores in a course assignment or a test. The last column has a weighted...

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Calculate Inner Product

Given two input matrices, |x| and |y|, check if their inner dimensions match. * If they match, create an output variable |z|...

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Find MPG of Lightest Cars

The file |cars.mat| contains a table named |cars| with variables |Model|, |MPG|, |Horsepower|, |Weight|, and |Acceleration| for ...

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Find the Best Hotels

Given three input variables: hotels - a list of hotel names ratings - their ratings in a city cutoff - the rating at which yo...

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What is the next step in Conway's Life?

Given a matrix A that represents the state of Conway's game of Life at one instant (time t=n), return the matrix B that represen...

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Solve the system the differential equation with time-delays

Check out dde23. You need to write ddefun(t, y, Z).

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Volume difference between Ellipsoid and Sphere

Given an ellipsoid of semi principal axis (a,b,c) find the volume of the difference between this ellipsoid and the sphere with...

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Great Circle Distance

Find shortest between two points on a ball given their azimuthal and polar angles (in degrees) as well as the radius of the sphe...

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Smallest distance between a point and a rectangle

Given two points *x* and *y* placed at opposite corners of a rectangle, find the minimal euclidean distance between another poin...

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Crop an Image

A grayscale image is represented as a matrix in MATLAB. Each matrix element represents a pixel in the image. An element value re...

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Calculate BMI

Given a matrix hw (height and weight) with two columns, calculate BMI using these formulas: 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds 1 inch = 2...

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Plot Damped Sinusoid

Given two vectors |t| and |y|, make a plot containing a blue ( |b| ) dashed ( |--| ) line of |y| versus |t|. Mark the minimum...

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Calculate a Damped Sinusoid

The equation of a damped sinusoid can be written as |y = A.ⅇ^(-λt)*cos(2πft)| where |A|, |λ|, and |f| ...

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Vector creation

Create a vector using square brackets going from 1 to the given value x in steps on 1. Hint: use increment.

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Doubling elements in a vector

Given the vector A, return B in which all numbers in A are doubling. So for: A = [ 1 5 8 ] then B = [ 1 1 5 ...

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Flip the vector from right to left

Flip the vector from right to left. Examples x=[1:5], then y=[5 4 3 2 1] x=[1 4 6], then y=[6 4 1]; Request not ...

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Circumscribed circles

Given the lengths of the 3 sides of a triangle, output the radius of the circumscribed circle. Example: [3 4 5] -> 2.5

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Clockwise or Counterclockwise

Given a list of 2-d points defining the vertices of a polygon, determine whether these points are sorted clockwise. The input...

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Are you in or are you out?

Given vertices specified by the vectors xv and yv, and a single point specified by the numbers X and Y, return "true" if the poi...

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Similar Triangles - find the height of the tree

Given the height, h1, of a power pole, shorter than a tree, a given distance, x2 away, please find h2, height of the tree. Pleas...

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Clock Hand Angle 1

Given a time in HH:MM:SS, find the smallest angle (in degrees) between the hour and minute hand

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What is the distance from point P(x,y) to the line Ax + By + C = 0?

Given a point, P(x,y), find the distance from this point to a linear line. INPUTS: x, y, A, B, C OUTPUTS: d, the distance ...

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Is the Point in a Circle?

Check whether a point or multiple points is/are in a circle centered at point (x0, y0) with radius r. Points = [x, y]; c...

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Angle between Two Vectors

The dot product relationship, a dot b = | a | | b | cos(theta), can be used to determine the acute angle between vector a and ve...

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Volume of a Parallelepiped

Calculate the volume of a Parallelepiped given the vectors for three edges that meet at one vertex. A cube is a special case ...

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Calculate the area of a triangle between three points

Calculate the area of a triangle between three points: P1(X1,Y1) P2(X2,Y2) P3(X3,Y3) these three points are the vertices of ...

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