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Converting Nonlinear Systems to Linear Ones

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Converting Nonlinear Systems to Linear Ones

By Mathcad Staff

About this worksheet:

  • Illustrates a technique for changing certain nonlinear equations to linear equations 
  • Applicable to many disciplines 
  • Performs solve blocks, maximize, and give/ find functions

This worksheet using PTC Mathcad teaches you how to change nonlinear problems into linear problems. You are able to make this change when a problem is mostly linear, and the nonlinear part appears in the same style throughout the worksheet. 

This worksheet provides you with a problem and takes you through how you can make the change using the Linear Programming solver in PTC Mathcad. All data, notation, and solutions are included to aid you in making the conversion from nonlinear problems to linear ones.

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