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Euler Method

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Matlab codes for Euler method of numerical differentiation


Updated 27 Aug 2019

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Euler's method is a numerical method to solve first order first degree differential equation with a given initial value. It is the most basic explicit method for numerical integration of ordinary differential equations and is the simplest Runge–Kutta method. The Euler method is a first-order method, which means that the local error (error per step) is proportional to the square of the step size, and the global error (error at a given time) is proportional to the step size.

Enter initial value of x i.e. x0: 0

Enter initial value of y i.e. y0: 0.5

Enter the final value of x: 2

Enter the step length h: 0.2

x y
0.000 0.500
0.200 0.600
0.400 0.760
0.600 0.992
0.800 1.310
1.000 1.732
1.200 2.279
1.400 2.975
1.600 3.850
1.800 4.940
2.000 6.288

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Euler method of numerical differentiation with example.

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019a
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