Category Archives: Maths

Units4Excel Update

As discussed here, I have updated the Units4Excel spreadsheet, with the list of non-SI units updated from the latest Wikipedia table. The EvalU user defined function (UDF) has also been modified with three output options, as shown in the screen-shot … Continue reading

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Tanh-Sinh Quadrature update

Following some comments here Graeme Dennes and I have modified the start-up code for the Tanh-Sinh Quadrature spreadsheet to avoid problems opening the file when first downloaded, or copied to a new computer. The new file is located (as before) … Continue reading

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Newton-Raphson and Brent’s Method – Solver examples

I recently discovered the Computing Skillset site (via open-struct-engineer), which has good information on the basis and use of the Newton-Raphson method: The Newton Raphson method explained, details, pictures, python code Highly instructive examples for the Newton Raphson method I … Continue reading

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Numerical Integration With Tanh-Sinh Quadrature v 5.0

Graeme Dennes has updated his Tanh-Sinh Quadrature spreadsheet to V 5.0. The new version (including full open source code) may be downloaded from: Tanh-Sinh Quadrature Graeme’s summary of the new features in the spreadsheet: The Tanh-Sinh quadrature workbook has been … Continue reading

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A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity

The book The Man Who Knew Infinity by Robert Kanigel describes the life of the Indian mathematician  Srinivasa Ramanujan, and also his Cambridge mentor G.H. Hardy. It mentions that Hardy was influenced by reading “A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory … Continue reading

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