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Is "max(a,b)" a valid function?

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Topic: inactiveTopic Is "max(a,b)" a valid function? Last updated: 8/21/2014; 11:17:54 PM


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Posted: 5/27/2014; 4:57:05 PM blueArrow

Hello, I am trying to plot the modified Coulomb failure surface for consolidated bulk solids:


The standard Java library fuction "max" seems to accept only two arguments, so I tried nesting as in:


However, no matter what I do, the error message "Syntax Error! ma is not recognized! . . ."

Am I doing anything wrong?

I would appreciate anyone's help.

Thank you.


userPaul Seeburger

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Posted: 8/21/2014; 11:17:54 PM blueArrow

As I told you in my email, Martin, the max(a, b) and min(a, b) functions are not yet available, but I do have them on my to-do list and hope to implement it someday soon, maybe even this fall.

Since the hope is to allow functions in each part, this makes implementing them more complicated, especially considering that partial derivatives are often used in graphing.

Thanks for posting to this discussion!


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