Date: May 9, 2013 3:19 AM
Author: ghasem
Subject: dow define a numeric variable (no symbolic)?
Hi

I have one question.

I have a long equation including a unknown and three intermediate parameter.

I want to write my equation step by step,as following:

% eps1 , k1,k2,k0 are known complex constant and bet is my unknown.

gam = sqrt(bet^2 - k1^2);

T = sqrt(bet^2 - k2^2);

tau = sqrt(bet^2 - k0^2);

%

X1 = gam*besseli(0,gam);

X2 = T*(eps1*besseli(1,gam)-(1-eps1)*gam.*besseli(0,gam));

X3 = -T*tau*bessely(0,T)*besselk(1,tau)-...

tau^2*bessely(1,T)*besselk(0,tau);

X4 = -T*tau*besselj(0,T)*besselk(1,tau)-...

tau^2*besselj(1,T)*besselk(0,tau);

obviously,I get this error:

??? Undefined function or variable 'bet'.

because I don't define bet in gam,T,tau expressions.

how define "bet" as a numeric unknown (I don't want use from "syms bet")?