Re: Recursion

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• Subject: [mg54980] Re: Recursion
• From: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at u.washington.edu>
• Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 05:04:44 -0500 (EST)
• Organization: University of Washington
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```Christopher,

You should take a look at the function FixedPoint. Your definition for W_0
will certainly run into recursion problems.

Carl Woll

"Christopher Grinde" <christopher.grinde at hive.no> wrote in message
news:d0guu7\$7jn\$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>
> Hi.
> I am quite new to mathematica and need help to set up a recursion loop:
>
>
> \!\(W\_0[T_] := \@\(\(\(12\ \[CurlyEpsilon]\_Si\)\/\(q\ a\)\) \(\(2\
> \(k\_B\) \
> T\)\/q\) Log[\(a\ W\_0[T]\)\/\(2\ n\_i[T]\)]\)\%3\)
>
> How do I make this a recursive function which i can supply a start value
> for
> W0 and a limit for accuracy (W0[n]-W0[n+1]< some limit)
>
> Any help would be highly appreciated
> --
> Christopher Grinde
> VUC,IMST
>

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