Hi,
I need to solve this equation. I tried the solve function to solve it, but it does not work. I managed to solve it with wolfram, please see the pictures below.
Is there a way I can solve this?
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As ttokoro already wrote the reason your attempt is failing is Primes auto-label "feature". Its quite often a PITA, especially when you are using symbolic calculations. In the attached file you find the corrected version - manually all occurencies of U.0 are labeled the same - either all "-" (meaning "automatic") or all "variable".
But as you are just looking for a numeric result, I would suggest not using the symbolic engine at all!
Prime provides two numeric means to solve an equation numerically - either use a solve block or use the "root" command. The solve block takes up more space and looks ugly in Prime but its good if you have additional constraints. In your case I would suggest using the "root" command.
Furthermore you should use units throughout - thats one of the strengths of Mathcad!
More details in the attached sheet
Change all Uo lavel to variable.
As ttokoro already wrote the reason your attempt is failing is Primes auto-label "feature". Its quite often a PITA, especially when you are using symbolic calculations. In the attached file you find the corrected version - manually all occurencies of U.0 are labeled the same - either all "-" (meaning "automatic") or all "variable".
But as you are just looking for a numeric result, I would suggest not using the symbolic engine at all!
Prime provides two numeric means to solve an equation numerically - either use a solve block or use the "root" command. The solve block takes up more space and looks ugly in Prime but its good if you have additional constraints. In your case I would suggest using the "root" command.
Furthermore you should use units throughout - thats one of the strengths of Mathcad!
More details in the attached sheet