[sdiy] FW: OT: Mathcad users?

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Mon Sep 16 00:44:24 CEST 2013


Almost forgot maple package

Terry

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On Sep 15, 2013, at 3:35 PM, "Greg James" <gjames at kddlab.com> wrote:

> Mathematica, MATHLAB, and Maple are all symbolic math solvers.
> Matlab is foremost a matrix math package.
> 
> All of the above have been extended over the years to overlap significantly
> with each other.
> 
> SciLab is the open source alternative to Mathematica et. al.
> Octave is the open source alternative to Matlab
> 
> A nice list of packages:
> http://www.rau-deaver.org/Mac-Math.html
> 
> Also, Wikipedia has some nice compendiums.
> 
> Scientific Workplace is the full-product of Office' equation editor. MS
> licenses a stripped-down version. If you purchase SW, it comes with MuPad
> embedded, giving you a core set of symbolic math operations. It's not nearly
> as broad as SciLab or the others, but may get you by depending on what you
> need.
> 
> MathCad is OK - but I rather prefer SciLab. Octave is not nearly as good as
> Matlab, but Matlab is $$$. Unfortunately, in my academic and professional
> experience I have to deal with all of them at one time or another.
> 
> -Greg James
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl] On Behalf Of Justin Owen
> Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2013 9:12 AM
> To: SDIY List
> Subject: [sdiy] OT: Mathcad users?
> 
> Hello - sorry for the OT.
> 
> Has anyone here used Mathcad http://www.ptc.com/product/mathcad ?
> 
> Any thoughts, tips, probs, etc?
> 
> I'll be using it as part of a course I'm doing so I don't really have a
> choice regarding alternatives - but if you have a preference for something
> similar I'd be interested to hear about it.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> J
> 
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