[sdiy] OT: Mathcad users?

Dan Snazelle subjectivity at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 16 04:34:19 CEST 2013


Ive been noticing matlab code in more and more books on digital audio

Does it also work as a self-teaching tool? Mathmatica seems like it might be good for exploring/learning math

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On Sep 15, 2013, at 8:41 PM, rsdio at sounds.wa.com wrote:

> It's nowhere near as powerful, but Apple ships Grapher with OSX. In Grapher, you can type equations and see them graphed alongside each other, in 2D or 3D. This is a great way to check out a new formula or even a circuit idea. I recently used Grapher to get an idea of the response from adding parallel resistance to the wiper of a pot (note, it's not linear). But there are many limitations compared to the huge environment of MATLAB or similar.
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> Brian
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>> Has anyone here used Mathcad http://www.ptc.com/product/mathcad ?
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>> Any thoughts, tips, probs, etc?
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>> 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.
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