How do I get the solutions for the following transcendental equation in Mathlab:

http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/8...ipboard01i.jpg

When l=1,2

Please help me.

Thank you for your time.

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- May 19th 2009, 01:43 PMcosminn777Transcendental Equation-Mathlab
How do I get the solutions for the following transcendental equation in Mathlab:

http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/8...ipboard01i.jpg

When l=1,2

Please help me.

Thank you for your time. - May 20th 2009, 01:23 AMCaptainBlack
Define the function handle for the anonemous function you need the zero of:

fnH=@(x) (cot(x)-(x^2-1)/2*x))

then as the root of this is between 0 and pi use:

fzero(fnH,1)

(type "help function_handle" and/or "help fzero" at the command prompt for more information)

CB