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Topic: help with ode45 function
Replies: 2   Last Post: Feb 12, 2013 11:07 AM

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 Torsten Posts: 1,717 Registered: 11/8/10
Re: help with ode45 function
Posted: Feb 12, 2013 11:07 AM

"Lee" wrote in message <kf72pc\$b4i\$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> Hello,
> I'm trying to solve a first-order differential equation using 'ode45', and it is taking way too long. I'm wondering if I am doing something wrong.
>
> Basically, the ODE I'm trying to solve is V' = constant*f(V)
>
> So, I have a fun1.m file:
>
> function f = fun1(t,Vm)
>
> gk = 0.415;
> gcl = 0.582;
> gna = 0.01;
> Ek = -74.7*10^-3;
> Ena = 54.2*10^-3;
> Ecl = -65.8*10^-3;
> Cm = 1e-6;
>
> f = (-1/Cm)*(gk*(Vm-Ek)+gna*(Vm-Ena)+gcl*(Vm-Ecl));
>
> Then, I am doing:
>
> clear all
> Vm_initial = -60*10^-3;
> [t1 f1] = ode23('fun1',[0 10],Vm_initial);
> plot(t1,f1);

Your differential equation has the form
dy/dt = a*y + b, y(t0)=y0
(a = -1/Cm*(gk+gna+gcl) and b=1/Cm*(gk*Ek+gna*Ena+gcl*Ecl))
with analytical solution
y(t)=((a*y0+b)*exp(a*(t-t0))-b)/a
No need to use a numerical integrator for your case.

Best wishes
Torsten.

Date Subject Author
2/9/13 Lee
2/11/13 Jan Simon
2/12/13 Torsten