"Steven_Lord" <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > > > "Jeff " <spREMOVEHITSjeffAT@SIGNoptonline.net> wrote in message > news:email@example.com... > > I want to pass a value (beta) to a function which I'm passing to ode45, > > but I can't quite fiigure out how to do it from the documentation. Here is > > the current function to be passed: > > These examples show two approaches of how to pass additional parameters into > the function called by FZERO; those same techniques work with ODE45. > > http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/math/parameterizing-functions.html > > -- > Steve Lord > firstname.lastname@example.org > To contact Technical Support use the Contact Us link on > http://www.mathworks.com
Unfortunately, I cannot use nested or anonymous functions. The functions I'm calling are in separate files. I cut down the example I typed in, but basically, it uses an if..elseif block to choose a function based on other parameters.
I was able to make my sample work by adding a third parameter to the declaration of f and then using this call: [t_steps,s1]=ode45(@(t,y) f(t,y,beta), t_steps, s0, options);
But I can't say I understand what it's doing. And I note that t and y are not given values anywhere before the @(t,y) part of that command. But the correct values are being passed into the function (at least the first time) and I'm getting the results I expect.