plot or animate the gradient(s) - Maple Programming Help

Online Help

All Products    Maple    MapleSim


Home : Support : Online Help : Education : Student Package : Multivariate Calculus : Interactive : Student/MultivariateCalculus/GradientTutor

Student[MultivariateCalculus][GradientTutor] - plot or animate the gradient(s)

Calling Sequence

GradientTutor()

GradientTutor(f(x,y), [x,y]=[a,b], x=xmin..xmax, y=ymin..ymax, z=zmin..zmax)

GradientTutor(f(x,y), [x,y]=[[a,b],[c,d],..], x=xmin..xmax, y=ymin..ymax, z=zmin..zmax)

Parameters

f(x, y)

-

(optional) algebraic function in two variables

[x, y]

-

(optional) name of the variables

[[a, b], [c, d], ..]

-

(optional) point(s) at which the gradient is evaluated; list or list of lists

xmin..xmax, ymin..ymax, zmin..zmax

-

(optional) ranges for plot

Description

• 

The GradientTutor command launches a tutor interface that computes, plots, and animates the gradient(s) of a function.

  

The values of f(a,b), f(c,d),.. and grad(f) at [a,b],[c,d],.. are calculated and displayed in the tutor interface.

  

If f(x,y) and [x,y]=[[a,b],[c,d],..] are not specified, GradientTutor uses defaults.

• 

The Gradient command offers equivalent capabilities to GradientTutor where interaction takes place in the worksheet interface. See the Student[MultivariateCalculus][Gradient] help page.

• 

To change the default colors of the plot objects, see the Student[SetColors] help page.

• 

When the GradientTutor is running, interaction with the worksheet is not possible.

Examples

withStudent[MultivariateCalculus]:

GradientTutor

GradientTutorx2+y2,x,y=1,2,x=2..6,z=0..15

GradientTutorx2+y2,x,y=1,2,3,5

See Also

Student, Student[MultivariateCalculus], Student[MultivariateCalculus][Gradient]


Download Help Document

Was this information helpful?



Please add your Comment (Optional)
E-mail Address (Optional)
What is ? This question helps us to combat spam