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Topic: Elliptical Integrals in Matlab
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Alan Weiss

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Re: Elliptical Integrals in Matlab
Posted: Jan 2, 2013 1:00 PM
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On 1/2/2013 11:44 AM, Vsh wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> How does matlab compute ellliptical integrals, numerically or
> analytically? Is there anyway to to compute elliptical integrals, e.g.
> complete elliptical integral of second type, analytically? I would
> appreciate any help or references.
>
> Also, Mathematica is able to perform elliptical integral on a complex
> number (fn: EllipticE) but its equivalent in matlab (fn: ellipke) can
> not perform integration in this domain. Again, any comments or
> references would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks.


Symbolic Math Toolbox has this functionality for MuPAD notebooks,
including in the complex domain.
http://www.mathworks.com/help/symbolic/mupad_ref/elliptice.html
The full list of related functions:
http://www.mathworks.com/help/symbolic/elliptic-integrals.html

Most computations are numeric, not analytic, as explained on the
reference pages.

Alan Weiss
MATLAB mathematical toolbox documentation



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