# Items tagged with derivativederivative Tagged Items Feed

### How to take derivative of sum?...

January 31 2016
1 9

I have the following expression.

What I want to do is take the derivative of this expression with respect to,

Where L is somewhere between 1 and n.

Using the diff operator, I would like to get something like,

But I don't.  Instead, I get zero.  I want to leave n undefined so that the summation isn't automatically expanded out to alot of terms, thereby making it much more difficult to read.  This is especially true as my formulas become more complicated.

Thanks!!

### Differential equation and + notation question...

January 10 2016
0 4

See attached file and code

0. This is the differential equation I'm trying to do:

http://www.intmath.com/differential-equations/6-rc-circuits.php

https://i.imgur.com/zlVIisR.png

1. After you look at the above imgur link, could you help me with this error

Error, (in Units:-Standard:-+) the units ``&Omega;`` and `1/F` have incompatible dimensions

2. Why does my solve ODE fail?

See my code:

test_maple.mw

### Derivative of composition...

January 01 2016
2 7

hi. i am tottaly new to the maple and i have a problem.

consider function f with variables x & y which are not independent. x & y are functions of t and the relation is unknown.

for example i wanna to the below job:

define f as f=x^2+y^2

differentiate it with respect to t : diff(f,t) which should give me 2(dx/dt)x+2(dy/dt)y

i've googled it alot and i couldn't find anything usefull.

(the problem is how to set x as a function of t with unknown relation and use it in another function and then differentiate it with respect to t)

thanks alot :)

### How to diff(g(y, t), y(t))?...

December 28 2015
0 3

I have functions like

g := (y, t)->sin(y(t))

diff(g(y, t), t) # ok

How to determine the derivative below with maple :

diff(g(y, t), y(t))

Thanks

### Splitting ODE ?...

December 10 2015
0 7

I have an ODE with L(x,y), which includes partial derivatives of L(x,y) and coefficients y,_y1 and _y1^2. I want to split this equation into seperate equations of these coefficients. So I can solve for the unknown variable L(x,y).

ODE:=diff(L(x,y),x,x)+2*_y1(x)*diff(L(x,y),x,y)+_y1(x)^2*diff(L(x,y),y,y)+y(x)/x*diff(L(x,y),x)+(y(x)*_y1(x)/x+_y1(x))*diff(L(x,y),y)-y(x)/x^2*L(x,y)=0;

Could someone help me?

I am currently trying to use the coeffs command but not really getting anywhere.

Thank you.

### What is short form of derivative? ...

December 08 2015
0 2

mydoubt-to-mapleprime.mw
an any one help me understand and correct the following errors in maple document. Thanks.

Ramakrishnan V

rukmini_ramki@hotmail.com

### Writing an operator...

December 07 2015
0 6

Hello,

I am trying to write

D= d/dx + y1*d/dy + y*y1/x*d/dy1

So that I can apply D to some function L(x,y)

But I don't know how to write the derivative like this without them operation on a function. Can somebody help me?

Thank you

### Derivative of functions with constants...

November 18 2015
1 2

Hi everyone. Please excuse me in advance, as I am new on this website and to Maple.

So I am using Maple 16 and I want it to give me the derivative of a function that has constants in it, for example f(x)=(x-a)(x-b). I wrote the (probably stupid) commands on Maple:

> f(x):=(x-a)(x-b);

> diff(f(x), x);

but the result is not the expected (2x-a-b), but rather (D(x))(x-b)-(D(a))(x-b). What would be the right things to write to get what I need?

David

### IBS incorrect. How to write?...

October 15 2015
0 8

There is a desire to explore the process of filtration combustion. To do this, you must solve a system of differential equations in partial derivatives.
I write down all the equations.
Boundary conditions in Maple 2015.0 interpreted incorrectly.
I need to write like that:

given that:

It turns out so:

ie somewhere lost derivatives

,....

As in Maple record boundary conditions correct?

October 11 2015
0 3

Hi, I am trying to find adomian's polynomial of exp(y), but after execution it shows DF(e^y), D^2F(e^y) as it is. why it does'nt show its derivative?plz help meNewADP.2.mw

### Partial derivative syntax ...

September 28 2015
0 10

I am entering into Maple, but it interprets it as

How do I change this partial derivative to a total one. (Both x and y can be assumed invertible functions of parameter u and their derivatives are nonzero)

### Error in pdsolve...

September 06 2015
0 8

Hi everyone.

I have been experiencing a problem trying to solve a coupled system of 3 differencial equations

My problem is that a got a message back as I try to solve the system:

"Error, (in pdsolve/numeric/process_IBCs) improper op or subscript selector"

by apply this point that ''all dependent variables must be functions of the same independent variables''

i again accost with another error ''

Error, (in pdsolve/numeric/process_IBCs) initial/boundary conditions can only contain derivatives which are normal to the boundary, got (D[1, 1](w))(x, -3/400000000)

''

### Programming and differentiation...

September 02 2015
3 2

I have an expression of derrivative, lets say (D[2, 2](G))(x, y).

How to get this numbers - [2,2] programmicaly from it?

### Second derivative of an ODE solution...

August 18 2015
3 9

Hi,
I'm new at maple and have a problem/question with the rkf45 numerical ODE Solver.

At first, my computer need a lot of time to calculate an analytic solution.
Therefor, I use the numerical way.

I have the following second order ODE:
ODE:=m*((D@@2)(x))(t)+d*(D(x))(t)+k*x(t) = d*(eval(diff(y(x), x), x = t))+k*y(t)
where y(t) is a realy big piecewise function, defined by me.

My initial conditions are:
x(0) = 0, (D(x))(0) = 0

With dsolve, I get the solution x(t) and the first derivative x'(t). I'm able to plot them with odeplot.

But...

Problem 1:
I need also the second derivative x''(t).
On this page: http://www.maplesoft.com/support/help/maple/view.aspx?path=dsolve%2Frkf45there is an example (eq 13 and 14) where the second derivative is useable, but this doesn't work with my differential equation.
(D(D(x)))(0) = 0
to my initial conditions but then, I got the error that only 2 initial conditions are required.
What could I do, so that rkf45 returns also the second derivative?

Problem 2:
And in addition to this, I want to calculate with x(t), x'(t), x''(t) but I found no way to use them.
Only plots are possible.
If I reduce y(t) to a minimum, I can do everything with the analytic solution: plot, d/dt, d2/dt2, +, -, ...
I tried also to convert the procedure to a function but in this case, there is no way to derivate it.

Many thanks...

### Derivative of Spline at the nodes...

August 12 2015
2 4

Hi!

This question is related to http://www.mapleprimes.com/questions/204419-Derivatives-Of-Splines-Are-Not-Defined and http://www.mapleprimes.com/questions/42114-Problem-With-Spline-Integrating , however I have not been able to apply the solutions given there to my problem.

I have a set of points given by

and certain function value points given by

where e1 is the function I am approximating.

Using

I come up with my piecewise function.

When I do diff(e4,x), however, the points at the nodes show "float(undefined) x=0.2..."(the node).

As it turns out, the value of the derivative on the left of the node is not equal to that of the right side by a factor of 10^(-7), in other words, numerically unimportant but high enough for maple to realise it is not the same number. How could I tell Maple that I am happy choosing, for example, the value given by the function on right side of the node?

I welcome any suggestions.