|Welcome to the
November 2006 Issue of the Maple Reporter!
The Maple Reporter provides all the latest news from Maplesoft,
with articles highlighting new products, innovative application
areas, tips and techniques, events, and much more.
This month’s issue features news on the launch of the MATLAB
and Simulink Connectivity Toolkit, the essential set of Maple-powered
analytical tools that accelerate your analysis and model development
for MATLAB and Simulink. Maplesoft has also launched a new MapleConnect
product, Geometry Expressions, and two new language packs for Maple
10. Also, check out this month’s Tip & Techniques, and
the latest MapleCast episode.
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& Simulink Connectivity Toolkit
new toolkit from Maplesoft uses the advanced mathematical
power of Maple to enable engineers to derive solutions
for use in MATLAB and Simulink in a fraction of the
time it would take to do manually. This toolkit includes,
Maple 10, BlockBuilder for Simulink, and the Maple-MATLAB
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Maple Toolbox for MATLAB Product Demonstration
new product demonstration illustrates the connection of
Maple and MATLAB, with examples of how you can derive solutions
in one, and manipulate them in the other. Maple’s
capabilities are also highlighted with the solution of a
higher-order differential equation and a demonstration of
its features that aid in the design and solution development
MapleConnect Product Geometry Expressions for Maple
Expressions is the world's first Interactive Symbolic Geometry
System. This means: geometric figures can be defined by
either symbolic constraints or numeric locations. Measurements
on your drawing are not only presented numerically, but
also expressed symbolically as mathematical expressions
which can be exported to Maple for analysis. Where Maple
automates the analysis of mathematical expressions, Geometry
Expressions automates the creation of those expressions.
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on the latest developments.
New Version of MapleNet Available
10.5 is the latest release of the enhanced web-based platform
for deploying live technical knowledge and applications.
This release features; better set up and performance, increased
interactivity, and improved presentation control.
ICP for Maple Has Two New Add-Ons
for Maple now has two add-on products that extend its capabilities.
The Actuator/Sensor Nonlinearities (ASN) Module, and the
Multi-input, Single-Output (MISO) Modeling Add-On. The ASN
Module compensates for the effects of non-linear operating
areas in the creation of system models. MISO Modeling allows
you to include multiple inputs in the determination of dynamic
New Maple Language Packs
Maplesoft has launched two additional language packs for
Maple 10 – a Chinese and Korean downloadable update.
The Chinese language pack provides a translated version
of the Maple 10 interface and translated context sensitive
menus. The Korean language pack provides a translated version
of the Maple 10 interface.
Maple 10 with a Free Demo Disk
Order the Maple 10 Demo disk and explore the features
that make Maple 10 the ultimate productivity tool
for solving mathematical problems and creating interactive
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Engineering Calculations and Analysis
November 10, 2006
6:30pm – 9:00pm
here for details.
Canadian Mathematical Society Winter 2006 Meeting
December 9 – 11, 2006
Sheraton Centre in Toronto
here for details.
Joint Mathematics Meeting 2007
January 5 – 8, 2007
New Orleans Marriott and Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
here for details.
Chautauqua Short Courses for College Teachers
June 6th - June 8th 2007
Pedagogy and Methodology of Using Maple in the Classroom
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.
here for details.
See our Events
page for other upcoming shows.
BlockBuilder for Simulink Japanese Edition Now Available
for Simulink Japanese Edition is now available for download. Featuring
the full power of Maple™, it enables engineers to develop
ideas from initial concepts to high-fidelity physical models and
automatically generate Simulink S-Function blocks.
20th, 2006 -The Long Journey
Tom Lee sits down with Dr. Robert Lopez, Emeritus Professor
of Mathematics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
and Maple Fellow, to discuss innovative and effective uses
of tools like Maple for improving how mathematics is taught
to students. He also shares many of his experiences over
the years as he transitioned from Maple pioneer to guru.
As well, Louise Krmpotic, Director of the Maple T.A. group
at Maplesoft, gives us details about the Maple T.A. product
Product Tips and Techniques
monthly web seminars provide an excellent opportunity for
you to learn about interesting applications, new techniques,
and upcoming products. Hosted live by senior Maplesoft product
experts, these 1 hour interactive sessions offer the opportunity
to ask questions and interact with the presenter. Whether
you are a seasoned Maple user, or someone looking to find
out what Maple is all about, this seminar series will offer
an opportunity to learn something new and interesting.
||November 14th, 2006,
2:00 - 3:00 pm EST - Automated
Testing and Assessment with Maple T.A.
||November 15th, 2006,
2:00 - 4:00 pm EST - Interactive
Math in the Classroom with Maple 10 and The Mathematics
||November 16th, 2006,
2:00 - 3:00 pm EST - Engineering
Modeling and Analysis using MATLAB and Simulink Connectivity
Tools from Maplesoft
||November 21st, 2006,
8:00 - 9:00 pm EST - Introduction
to Maple 10
||November 22nd, 2006,
9:00 - 10:00 am EST - Introduction
to Maple 10
||November 28th, 2006,
2:00 - 3:00 pm EST - Introduction
to Maple 10
||November 29th, 2006,
2:30 - 3:30 pm EST - Prototype
and Simulate Vehicle Systems using Maplesoft's Design
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out our recorded
seminar section where you can browse and view recordings
of past seminars.
The Maple Application
Center has received the following new applications over
the last month:
Maplesoft in the Press
Here are some highlights
of this past months press coverage. There was a review of
the Global Optimization Toolbox for Maple in IEEE Control
Systems Magazine, and an article written by Tom Lee in Canadian
Optimization Toolbox for Maple
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, October 2006
“The Global Optimization Toolbox for Maple provides
a widely applicable, fully integrated development environment
that can support control engineering applications and
help realize the significant potential that global optimization
has, as a valuable tool in control system design.”
The Math Behind Design Automation, by Tom Lee
Canadian Electronics, September 2006
“As modern engineering becomes
more complex and as the timelines to innovations continue
to shorten, more and more engineers are beginning to discover
the benefits of comprehensive math systems in the industrial
tool chain. Elimination of sign and unit errors, ability
to perform “pre-simulations” on idealized models
to determine feasible parameter spaces, and checking results
can mean significant time savings and increased quality
of design information.”
Desktop Engineering, September 2006
“Mechanics of Materials is an ideal companion to Maple
for researchers and mechanical or civil engineers who work
with applied and structural mechanics and strength of materials.”
Toolbox for MATLAB
Design Product News, September 2006
“The toolbox consists of two components: Maple 10,
a tool for solving complex problems and creating executable
technical documents; and the Maple-MATLAB Connector. The
Connector is an add-on to Maple 10 that provides a two-way
link between Maple and MATLAB, enabling isers to define
variables in either environment and use them in the other.”
TenLinks, September 2006
TenLinks, a site for technical professionals, published
our last few product announcements.
Offers 4 Engineering Toolkits for Simulation
“The Maplesoft Engineering Toolkits are suites of
Maple -powered analytical design tools that offer a combination
of powerful mathematical solvers with domain specific functions
for particular applications.“
Offers Maple Toolbox for MATLAB
“With this Toolbox, Maplesoft offers a technical computing
solution that is tightly integrated with MATLAB, providing
direct access to all the commands, variables, and functions
of each product while working in either environment.”
Offers BlockBuilder for Simulink Japanese Edition
“BlockBuilder™ for Simulink ® Japanese Edition
is now available from Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd. BlockBuilder
for Simulink Japanese Edition enables engineers to save
time and dramatically reduce the risk of error in the model-based
design of dynamic systems.”
In addition to these articles, check out the
Center for all the latest coverage on Maplesoft.
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