Re: math modelling
On Sun, 4 Apr 2004, David Fokkema wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 01:18:37PM +0200, Sebastiaan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > > Hi group,
> > > >
> > > > I'm looking for free software which is suited for modelling. For
> > > > example, I'd like to simulate a flying cannonball with something like
> > > > this:
> > > <snip>
> > > > It is primarily intented to teach students how a mathematical model
> > > > works.
> > > <snip>
> > > > I think it may be possible to do this in basically every algebra system,
> > > > like octave, yacas, etc. but I'd like to do this as easily as possible.
> > >
> > I missed the original message, but once translated a model into pure
> > mathematical form, you can try to use Matlab to solve it. It is an
> > expansive program, but there is also an open source variation of it called
> > Octave. Both programs are perfectly suitable for numerical mathematics.
> You snipped the part away which said I'm using octave at the moment, ;-)
haha, ok. Just popped on the list today. In what way does octave limit
you? Currently I am working daily with equations like you posted in
another message, but in Matlab though.
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