Category Archives: Numerical integration

Section Properties with MeshPY, including torsion and warping

I recently discovered robbie van leeuwen’s structural engineering blog, which has an open-source set of Python routines for calculation of section properties, including torsion and warping constants.  The program uses the MeshPY Library for generating the finite element meshes required … Continue reading

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Excel to Alglib via xlwings

The Alglib library provides many valuable numerical analysis routines, but the VBA version is no longer actively maintained.  The latest versions are available in C++, C#, and Python, of which the Python version (in conjunction with xlwings) provides the easiest interface … Continue reading

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Use Matplotlib from Excel with xlwings

Xlwings is another free and open source package allowing communication between Excel and Python.  It now incorporates ExcelPython, and is included in the Anaconda Python package, so will support my ExcelPython based spreadsheets after installation of xlwings using: conda install … Continue reading

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Tanh-Sinh Quadrature via F2PY – Part 3

For the last of the current series on combining Fortran, Python and Excel with F2PY and ExcelPython I have updated the xlSciPy spreadsheet to include two other variants of the Tanh-Sinh function: Quad_TSi integrates a non-periodic function over a semi-infinite … Continue reading

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Tanh-Sinh Quadrature via F2PY – Part 2

Lets look at some details of the coding. The original code (available here) includes routines “intdeini” to generate an array of points and weights of the quadrature formula, and “intde” to carry out the integration of any supplied function “f”. … Continue reading

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Tanh-Sinh Quadrature via F2PY

Fast and accurate numerical integration routines based on the Tanh-Sinh method are available as Excel VBA based functions in the Tanh_Sinh Quadrature spreadsheet by Graeme Dennes.  Graeme’s VBA code is based on open source Fortran code by Takuya Ooura, which … Continue reading

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xlSciPy – Python SciPy for Excel; Update with new functions

The xlSciPy spreadsheet, previously described here, has been updated with new functions for integration, finding equation roots and maxima and minima, solving systems of non-linear equations, and evaluation of equations entered as text.  The new version (including full open-source VBA … Continue reading

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