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- July 20, 2013 Last post for a while
- August 31, 2012 what_do_you_want.m
- August 27, 2012 Peak finding in Raman spectroscopy
- June 22, 2012 curve fitting to get overlapping peak areas
- June 20, 2012 Colors, 3D Plotting, and Data Manipulation
- May 29, 2012 Some of this, sum of that
- May 29, 2012 Lather, rinse and repeat
- May 08, 2012 Enhancements to Matlab wordpress
- May 07, 2012 Brief intro to regular expressions
- February 26, 2012 Issues with nested functions
- February 03, 2012 Better interpolate than never
- January 28, 2012 are two averages different?
- January 03, 2012 Sums, products and linear algebra notation - avoiding loops where possible
- January 01, 2012 Estimating the boiling point of water
- December 26, 2011 Gibbs energy minimization and the NIST webbook
- December 25, 2011 Finding equilibrium composition by direct minimization of Gibbs free energy on mole numbers
- December 25, 2011 A novel way to numerically estimate the derivative of a function - complex-step derivative approximation
- December 24, 2011 Constrained optimization
- December 24, 2011 Using Lagrange multipliers in optimization
- December 20, 2011 The Gibbs free energy of a reacting mixture and the equilibrium composition
- December 19, 2011 Conservation of mass in chemical reactions
- December 15, 2011 Interacting with graphs with context menus
- December 13, 2011 Water gas shift equilibria via the NIST Webbook
- December 08, 2011 Interacting with graphs with keypresses
- November 24, 2011 Turkeyfy your plots
- November 23, 2011 3D plots of the steam tables
- November 22, 2011 Interacting with your graph through mouse clicks
- November 22, 2011 Interacting with the steam Entropy-temperature chart
- November 18, 2011 Numerically calculating an effectiveness factor for a porous catalyst bead
- November 17, 2011 Modeling a transient plug flow reactor
- November 13, 2011 Controlling the exit concentration of a CSTR
- November 13, 2011 Unique entries in a vector
- November 13, 2011 Sorting in Matlab
- November 11, 2011 Interacting with labeled data points
- November 09, 2011 plot the solution to an ODE in cylindrical coordinates
- November 06, 2011 Yet another way to parameterize an ODE
- November 06, 2011 Vectorized piecewise functions
- November 02, 2011 Method of continuity for solving nonlinear equations - Part II
- November 01, 2011 Method of continuity for nonlinear equation solving
- October 31, 2011 Matlab meets the steam tables
- October 30, 2011 Smooth transitions between discontinuous functions
- October 27, 2011 compute pipe diameter
- October 23, 2011 Using Java inside Matlab
- October 22, 2011 Create a word document from Matlab
- October 21, 2011 Linear programming example with inequality constraints
- October 21, 2011 Linear algebra approaches to solving systems of constant coefficient ODEs
- October 15, 2011 The trapezoidal method of integration
- October 10, 2011 nonlinearfit_minsse.m
- October 09, 2011 Graphical methods to help get initial guesses for multivariate nonlinear regression
- October 06, 2011 Sprintfing to the finish
- October 01, 2011 Model selection
- September 30, 2011 Plane poiseuelle flow solved by finite difference
- September 30, 2011 Fitting a numerical ODE solution to data
- September 28, 2011 Delay differential equations
- September 27, 2011 Some basic data structures in Matlab
- September 26, 2011 solving a second order ode
- September 25, 2011 Linear least squares fitting with linear algebra
- September 18, 2011 Another way to parameterize an ODE - nested function
- September 18, 2011 Error tolerance in numerical solutions to ODEs
- September 17, 2011 finding minima and maxima in ODE solutions with events
- September 16, 2011 Customizing plots after the fact
- September 16, 2011 Parameterized ODEs
- September 16, 2011 Calculating a bubble point pressure
- September 14, 2011 Picasso's short lived blue period with Matlab
- September 14, 2011 Check out the new Fall colors!
- September 13, 2011 On the quad, or trapz'd in ChemE heaven?
- September 11, 2011 The equal area method for the van der Waals equation
- September 10, 2011 Counting roots
- September 10, 2011 Reading parameter database text files in Matlab
- September 08, 2011 Plane Poiseuille flow - BVP solve by shooting method
- September 06, 2011 Introduction to statistical data analysis
- September 05, 2011 Numerical propogation of errors
- September 04, 2011 Random thoughts
- September 03, 2011 Know your tolerance
- September 02, 2011 Stopping the integration of an ODE at some condition
- September 01, 2011 ODEs with discontinuous forcing functions
- August 31, 2011 Solving an ode for a specific solution value
- August 31, 2011 Solving integral equations
- August 29, 2011 Nonlinear curve fitting with parameter confidence intervals
- August 28, 2011 Linear regression with confidence intervals.
- August 27, 2011 Introduction to statistical data analysis
- August 25, 2011 plotting two datasets with very different scales
- August 24, 2011 Indexing vectors and arrays in Matlab
- August 21, 2011 transient heat conduction - partial differential equations
- August 12, 2011 Constrained minimization to find equilibrium compositions
- August 11, 2011 Plane Poiseuille flow - BVP
- August 11, 2011 Boundary value problem in heat conduction
- August 10, 2011 Symbolic math in Matlab
- August 09, 2011 Phase portraits of a system of ODEs
- August 09, 2011 where its @ - I got two turntables and a microphone
- August 08, 2011 Solving Bessel's Equation numerically
- August 07, 2011 Manipulating excel with Matlab
- August 07, 2011 Reading in delimited text files
- August 07, 2011 first order reversible reaction in batch reactor
- August 05, 2011 Using cmu.units in Matlab for basic calculations
- August 05, 2011 A simple first order ode evaluated at specific points
- August 05, 2011 Introduction to debugging in Matlab (video)
- August 04, 2011 Fit a line to numerical data
- August 04, 2011 Numerical solution to a simple ode
- August 02, 2011 Determining linear independence of a set of vectors
- August 01, 2011 polynomials in matlab
- August 01, 2011 Basic plotting tutorial
- August 01, 2011 Interpolation of data
- August 01, 2011 Integrating functions in Matlab
- August 01, 2011 Solving linear equations
- August 01, 2011 Plot customizations - Modifying line, text and figure properties
- August 01, 2011 Illustrating matrix transpose rules in matrix multiplication