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# Tag Archives: UDFs

## More iterative solvers

Following the recent post on using Brent’s Method solvers on an array (Iterative solvers and arrays), here is another example with an engineering related problem. The example is included in the xlScipy3 spreadsheet, which can be downloaded from: xlScipy3.zip The depth … Continue reading

Posted in Arrays, Beam Bending, Concrete, Excel, Link to Python, Maths, Newton, NumPy and SciPy, UDFs, VBA, xlwings
Tagged Brents method, depth of neutral axis, Excel, Python, Reinforced Concrete, SciPy, UDFs, VBA, xlwings
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## Iterative solvers and arrays

A recent thread at Eng-Tips was looking for a solution to the problem described below: The solutions to this problem described below can be downloaded from: ItSolve.zip and xlScipy3.zip The ItSolve.xlsb spreadsheet contains a user defined function (UDF) to solve iterative … Continue reading

## New AS 3600 and RC Design Functions 8

A revised version of the Australian Concrete Structures code, AS 3600, was recently published, with many significant changes, including: Changes to ULS reduction Factors Creep and shrinkage Curvature and deflection calculations Crack width calculation and stress limits Major changes to … Continue reading

## Arc-spline update

The input for the first version of the Arcspline function required the coordinates of the centre of each arc, as well as the angle of the tangents at each end of the arc. I have now added a new version with … Continue reading

Posted in Coordinate Geometry, Excel, Maths, Newton, UDFs, VBA
Tagged Arc-spline function, Excel, IP2.xlsb, UDFs, VBA
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## Using VBA Evaluate as an Array Function

I recently discovered from a thread at Chandoo’s Excel Forum that the VBA Evaluate function can be used as an array function. As a simple example: Range(“A11:A16”).Value = Evaluate(“= B11:B16 + C11:C16”) will add the values in columns B and C, … Continue reading

Posted in Arrays, Coordinate Geometry, Excel, Maths, UDFs, VBA
Tagged array functions, Evaluate, Excel, UDFs, VBA
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## Working with units in Excel – using VBA and Python

One of the most frequent reasons given for not using Excel for engineering and scientific applications is its very limited facilities for dealing with calculations involving units. It is possible to overcome this deficiency with VBA (see Daily Download 24: … Continue reading

Posted in Excel, Link to Python, Maths, Newton, NumPy and SciPy, UDFs, VBA, xlwings
Tagged evaluate text strings, Excel, Python, Sympy, UDFs, Unyt, VBA, xlwings
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## Scipy Statistics Functions – coding and getting help

The Python Scipy library currently has 84 statistics functions. I have now updated the xlwSciPy3 spreadsheet to access all of them directly from Excel. The new version can be downloaded from: xlwSciPy3.zip As usual, the download includes full open-source code. … Continue reading

Posted in Excel, Link to Python, Maths, Newton, NumPy and SciPy, UDFs, VBA, xlwings
Tagged Excel, link to Python docs, Python, SciPy, Scipy stats, UDFs, VBA, xlwings
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