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Calculations are the heart of engineering information yet too many companies fail to properly solve, document, and share their engineering calculations. They lose invaluable intellectual property with every new project, resignation or retirement. Mathcad is the first and only engineering calculation solution that simultaneously performs and documents engineering calculations while dramatically reducing the risk of costly errors.  

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Mathcad Prime 4.0 (includes Mathcad 15)

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Mathcad Prime 4.0 (includes Mathcad 15)

We're Australia’s and New Zealand's largest distributor of Mathcad.

Mathcad enables professionals worldwide to perform, document, manage and share calculation and design work. Mathcad's easy-to-use whiteboard interface combines live, natural mathematical notation, text and graphs into a single worksheet making Mathcad ideal for knowledge capture, calculation, sharing and reuse.  
 

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Mathcad Prime 4.0 is the latest release of Mathcad, the industry standard software for engineering calculations. 

 

New Features of Mathcad Prime 4.0

  • Content Protection: share your calculations without exposing your IP

  • Interoperability with 3rd-party applications: MS Word and others

  • Improved usability: equation wrapping

  • Improved performance: manage large worksheets more effectively        


Other key features


Intuitive Calculations and Units Management

The PTC Mathcad interface combines live, standard mathematical notation with text and graphs:

  • Integrated numeric and symbolic math allows you to see both the calculation as well as the reasoning behind designs

  • Automatic unit checking and conversion

  • Leverage hundreds of predefined units

  • Define custom units

 
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Calculation

  • Calculate using standard operators for algebra, calculus, logic, linear algebra, and more

  • Evaluate, solve & manipulate expressions symbolically

  • Support for various data types including:

    • Scalar, vectors and matrices
    • Complex numbers

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Content Protection

This provides area protection and locking so that you control the degree of access and the visibility you want others to have. Now you can show your work to a broader audience more effectively and without fear of compromising your IP.
 

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Interoperability

  • Integrate Microsoft® Excel® component to enable bidirectional data passing with PTC Mathcad worksheet content

  • Connect to external data files using read and write functions for various file formats including:

    • Text (.txt)

    • Excel (.xlsx, .xls, .csv)

    • Image (.bmp, .jpg)

  • Incorporate embedded content from external applications (OLE)


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Solving

  • Solvers for linear and nonlinear systems of algebraic and differential equations

  • Optimize constrained systems u sing the robust and powerful KNITRO® engine

  • Display symbolic solutions to systems of equations


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Programming

  • Add logic using familiar programming operators and natural math notation

  • Loops (for, while)

  • Conditional statements (if, else if, else)

  • Error catching (try/on error)

  • Build recursive functions

 

Functions

Don’t “do it yourself”. Mathcad includes built-in functions for all these purposes and many more, independent of industry:

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  • Curve fitting and smoothing

  • Data analysis and statistics

  • Design of experiments

  • Signal and image processing

  • Fourier transform

  • Digital filtering

  • File Access

 
 
 

Data Visualization

Seeing is believing.

  • X Y plots scatter, line, column, bar, stem, waterfall, error, box, and effects

  • 3-D plots

  • Polar plots

  • Contour plots


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Mathcad 15 Features

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Highlights of the enhancements in Mathcad 15.0 include:

  • Design of Experiments (DoE) – Over 25 new functions to reduce the time and expense of conducting experiments thru DoE by understanding the variable interactions that will influence the experiment. DoE helps identify critical factors and optimal settings for complex processes. It provides templates for a fewer number of experiments which are indispensable when having multiple variables and levels.
     

  • Integration to Knovel Math content – Quickly access the full list of Knovel’s fully documented Mathcad worksheets from Roark’s and Hick’s reference works reducing the time it takes to solve complex math problems.
     

  • Integration with Kornucopia software – Kornucopia by Bodie Technology, is designed to reduce time and effort spent on analysis by providing functions and templates using Mathcad-based documented workflows, that improves interpretations and value of experimental data and simulation results
     

  • Integration to Truenumbers – Truenumbers by True Engineering Technology enables the ability to easily communicate values across applications and the organization without loss of quantity or unit integrity. Results and values can be moved outside of Mathcad onto different document types – enabling easy sharing of the data
     

  • Support for Microsoft Excel 2007 – Leverage the following functions and features with Excel: READEXCEL(), WRITEEXCEL(), READFILE, the data import wizard, and the Excel Add-in
     

  • Windows 7 support


Computational Capabilities

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  • High-end numerics - Perform summations, products, derivatives, integrals, and Boolean operations; apply trigonometric, exponential, hyperbolic, and other functions and transforms.
     

  • Live symbolics - Simplify, differentiate, integrate and transform expressions algebraically; Mathcad’s patented live symbolics technology automatically recalculates algebraic solutions and allows you to use them in subsequent calculations.
     

  • Vector and matrix handling - Manipulate arrays and performs various linear algebra operations, such as finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
     

  • Statistical and data analysis - Generate random numbers or histograms, fit data to built-in and general functions, interpolate data, and build probability distribution models.
     

  • Differential equation solving - Solve linear and non-linear systems of equations and boundary value problems; use solve blocks and natural notation to specify sets of constraints.
     

  • Design of Experiments functions - Over 25 new DoE functions can be used for constructing experimental design matrices, developing statistical models, and performing Monte Carlo simulations.
     

  • Units support - Include units in calculations, perform unit conversions,and automatically check dimensions. Add domain-specific units.Convert results to any unit system or custom values. Currency units effectively document engineering cost and economic evaluations.
     

Key Benefits of Using Mathcad

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  • Calculate, model and visualize your technical ideas while reducing errors

  • Document your calculations using unit-aware math notation

  • Graph and plot your work instantly with built-in 2D and 3D graphing tools

  • Update interactive designs for instant results

  • Verify, visualize and annotate your solutions for all engineering disciplines

  • Integrate your data across applications and systems

  • Publish your results using a wide variety of output formats

  • Reduce errors in your work with automatic unit checking

  • Set your own default unit system and create your own units

  • Automate your operations with templates and style sheets

  • Import and export data easily

  • Design of Experiments (DoE) - Reduce the time and expense of conducting experiments through DoE by understanding the variable interactions that will influence the experiment. DoE helps identify critical factors and optimal settings for a complex process. It provides templates for fewer, yet more intelligent experiments which are indispensable when having multiple variables and levels.

  • Direct access to trusted Roarks and Hicks reference works on Mathcad worksheets by Knovel®

  • Direct access to Truenumbers enables you to communicate values across applications, without loss of quantity or unit integrity

  • Integrate with Pro/ENGINEER® to realize unique predictive engineering capabilities

  • Integrate with Windchill PDMLink® and Windchill ProductPoint® to quickly and securely share and access knowledge contained in Mathcad worksheets


Features

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Math editing

  • Write equations using standard math notation

  • Simple equation editor – intuitive and natural entry

  • Ribbon and / or keyboard entry

  • Use standard operators for algebra, calculus, logic, linear algebra and more


Calculation

  • Numeric evaluation

  • Symbolic evaluation, operations, and solving

  • Automatic update of results

  • Single or multithreaded calculation

  • Support for real and complex numbers


Document creation and editing

  • Document-centric, WYSIWYG approach

  • Text boxes, blocks, images, tables, plots and equations combined in a single document

  • Engineering paper-like grid for easy alignment of text and equations

  • Collapsible areas to organize and streamline the document presentation

  • WYSIWYG editing of headers and footers

  • Find/replace in text and equations

  • Toggle between page and draft views

  • Save document as XPS and PDF


Units

  • Comprehensive unit support throughout all numeric and symbolic calculations, functions, solve blocks, tables, vectors / matrices, and plots

  • Automatic unit checking and conversion

  • Automatic unit reduction and highlighting

  • Hundreds of predefined units and ability to easily create more

  • Support for SI, USGS, and CGS unit systems


Functions

  • Hundreds of functions covering wide range of general and special applications

  • General purpose basic and advanced functions -- Trigonometric, hyperbolic, log, exponential, Bessel, Fourier transforms, number theory piecewise continuous, and calculus functions

  • Probability and Statistics -- Probability density, probability distribution, statistics and random number functions

  • Curve fitting, smoothing, interpolation and prediction

  • Design of Experiments (DoE) functions -- Design matrices, factor screening, ANOVA, Monte Carlo simulation

  • Other special applications -- Signal processing -- Image processing -- Finance -- Wavelet


Plotting and graphing

  • XY plots: scatter, line, column, bar, stem, waterfall, error, box, effects

  • 3-D plots: scatter, surface, curve

  • Polar plots

  • Contour plots


Solving

  • Multiple advanced solvers for linear and nonlinear systems of algebraic and differential equations

  • Higher-level descriptive math in an easy to read textbook-like solve block format

  • State-of-the-art algorithms for nonlinear optimization using the robust and powerful KNITRO® engine

  • Support for parameterized modeling, enabling solutions to nested complex problems with seamless plot integration

  • Ability to incorporate symbolic results into numerical functions


Vectors and matrices

  • Linear algebra operators and functions

  • Automatic, element-wise application for many functions and operators

  • Easy and intuitive editing


Data

  • Embedded Microsoft® Excel® component allows bidirectional integration with Mathcad worksheet content

  • Spec tables for defining parameters and constants

  • Read and write function supporting a variety of data formats (text, Excel, binary, image etc.)

  • Specialized data analysis and data manipulation functions


Programming

  • Use familiar programming operators (for-loop, while-loop, if-then-else, etc.) to define functions of any complexity

  • Seamless integration of equations within programs


User interface

  • Task-oriented ribbon-based user interface (Microsoft Office Fluent UI)

  • Extensive tooltips for all available functionality


Integration and interoperability

  • PTC Creo® Parametric®

  • PTC Windchill 10.0

  • Open PTC Mathcad Prime 1.0 and 2.0 worksheets

  • Convert PTC Mathcad 7 through PTC Mathcad 15.0 using MCD, XMCD Converter

  • Microsoft Excel 2003, 2007, 2010


Resources, help and support

  • Integrated, context-sensitive help with live examples

  • Integrated access to the PTC LearningConnector

  • PTC standard and sustained maintenance support program

  • PTC online community

  • Integrated license acquisition and management


Specifications

  • 64-bit or 32-bit versions available for Windows® XP (SP3), Windows Vista®, Windows 7

  • Available in English, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Russian, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)

 

Industry Examples of Mathcad

Below are some useful case studies about how Mathcad is being used by organisations in the ANZ region and around the world.


Technip Oceania

Mathcad in the Oil and Gas industry


University of Southern Queensland

Mathcad in Electrical Measurement and Analysis


Mathcad and Economic Debate

Mathcad in the analysis of Economic data

 

Mathcad Gateway

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Mathcad Gateway

PTC Mathcad Gateway is a calculation server that provides access to your company's certified engineering calculations for any user, anytime, on any device. Users can obtain quick calculation results for their specific scenarios without exposing valuable company IP.


Benefits

IP Protect: Leverage the power of your engineering calculations without unauthorized access or distribution. Your calculations are your competitive differentiators, why leave them outside of your control?


Universal Access: Your team is not sitting at a desk 40 hours a week. Why require them to have the full authoring tool and be in their office to run a what-if scenario? Anybody, anywhere, on any device can run a certified calculation scenario.


Certified Calculation Hub: You’ve spent years refining, testing and approving the calculations in your engineering design process. Now you can standardize on these calculations across and beyond your organization.


Timely and Trusted Results: Gone are the days of team members searching for the correct, certified calculations. A single point of entry provides access to all of your calculation best practices.


Easy Deployment: Using standard web technology, PTC Mathcad Gateway is easy to install, configure and expand to cover your growing needs. No special hardware or software is required, we work with your existing infrastructure.

Addons

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Mathcad Data Analysis Extension Pack

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Mathcad Data Analysis Extension Pack

A powerful extension to Mathcad for analysing engineering data patterns and relationships.

Designed with industrial applications in mind, the Data Analysis Extension Pack delivers a powerful design solution for analysing data patterns and relationships. It appeals to a broad base of professionals from engineers to statisticians to physicists to business analysts, all of whom rely on some sort of analyses of data in their field of work.

The Mathcad environment is ideal for exploratory data analysis (EDA) and what-if scenarios. The Data Analysis Extension Pack builds upon Mathcad's superior technical design environment, so you can incorporate your data analysis work with publication-quality technical documents, graphs, and presentations created in Mathcad.

  • Offers the latest technology in fitting algorithms for quicker, more robust, more accurate solutions.

  • Adds functionality to Mathcad that enables importing of multiple and large-scale files in multiple file formats, including an interactive data preview to help you import complicated file formats correctly.

  • Adds usability features for managing and searching data matrices.

  • Demonstrates techniques for managing data effectively in Mathcad.

Data Handling Capabilities

Technical professionals gather data in various formats and from various types of systems, and they share common problems and requirements in a data analysis software tool, which this Mathcad add-on addresses, such as:

  • Data from many different systems in many formats

  • Multiple, large datasets with inconsistent column formatting and labeling/headers

  • Data of very small or very large scale, making it difficult to fit

  • Data with hundreds of measurements that must be reduced to a more compact representation

  • Data with missing or suspected outliers

  • Ability to evaluate data visually and qualitatively to determine the best course of analysis (EDA)

Features Summary

  • Data Import wizard component will allow you to read files in ASCII, fixed-width, binary, Excel, and other formats, preview contents, visually select rows and columns for import, choose fillers for missing values, and specify delimeters.

  • Matrix utility functions for flexible table lookup, data ranking, and empirical maxima and minima searches.

  • Statistical functions for EDA, outlier detection, and missing value NaN (not a number) support.

  • Flexible nonparametric fitting algorithms (interpolation) using statistical methods to create optimal solutions, and returning more information about the fit.

  • Robust, generalised parametric nonlinear fitting functions, which support weighting and constraints.

  • Principal Component Analysis (PCA) functions for multivariate data using the Nipals algorithm.

  • Probability plots, including normal and Weibull plots.

  • File writing functions that can be used in program loops.

  • Confidence limits, and demonstration of ANOVA for fitted parameters.

  • Documentation that includes examples of commonly used analysis scenarios with real data, written in Mathcad for reuse.

  • Detailed documentation of existing Mathcad functions for data analysis, in conjunction with Mathcad programs and Scriptable components, shows you new ways to use the already powerful toolset in Mathcad.

Mathcad e-Learning Library

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Mathcad e-Learning Library

The Mathcad e-Learning Library is a flexible way to get up to speed with Mathcad at a comfortable pace, allowing you to cover the material in any sequence, at your own pace, any time of the day.

Mathcad Extension Pack Collection

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Mathcad Extension Pack Collection

All your favourite Mathcad Extension Packs are now included with every Mathcad license except Student licenses.

Mathcad Image Processing Extension Pack

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Mathcad Image Processing Extension Pack

Extend the built-in functionality of Mathcad with the essential tools for image processing, analysis and visualisation.

The Image Processing Extension Pack, coupled with Mathcad, provides a powerful solution for iterative exploration and investigative analysis. With its extensive image processing, analysis and visualisation capabilities, this Extension Pack is ideal for research scientists and engineers, design engineers, system analysts and image specialists working on imaging applications across many industries, including defense, photography, medicine, manufacturing, law enforcement and multimedia. It is also a valuable tool for students studying electrical engineering or computer sciences.

This robust Mathcad add-on tool provides a total of over 140 built-in image processing functions, including over 50 new and enhanced capabilities for filtering, morphology, edge detection, segmentation and feature extraction. In addition to this added imaging power, Mathcad’s regular matrix operations and numerics are on your desktop to help you fully analyse images stored in matrix form.

The Image Processing Extension Pack also offers an interactive image viewer for easy manipulation, various file formats to make it easier to work with other applications, and expanded electronic documentation with templates and application examples. And because the Image Processing Extension Pack builds upon Mathcad’s superior technical design environment, you can incorporate your image processing work with publication-quality technical documents, graphs and presentations created in Mathcad.

Combined with your Mathcad desktop, this Extension Pack provides all the depth and breadth found in competing products, along with superior ease-of-use, flexibility and extensibility.

Features List

    • Filtering - denoising of images

    • Morphology - to achieve sharper image characterisations for object identification

    • Edge Detection - image enhancement for object identification

    • Segmentation - for analysing specific regions/clusters of interest

    • Feature Extraction - to quantify object features such as length, size, other dimensions

    • New image viewer with interactive image manipulation capabilities (zoom/pan/crop, brightness/contrast, rotate/flip/transpose, etc)

    • New file formats (BMP, GIF, JPG, PCX, TARGA, PGM, TIFF)

    • Expanded Electronic Book documentation and application files

Mathcad Signal Processing Extension Pack

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Mathcad Signal Processing Extension Pack

The Signal Processing Extension Pack, coupled with Mathcad, provides a powerful design solution for iterative exploration and investigative analysis.

With its extensive signal processing, analysis and visualisation capabilities, this Extension Pack is ideal for electrical design, DSP, audio, recording and research engineers, as well as other engineers and scientists involved in a broad range of signal processing applications, in industries such as telecommunications, test and instrumentation, manufacturing, defense, control systems, medicine and more. It is also a valuable tool for students studying electrical engineering.

This robust Mathcad add-on tool provides a total of over 70 built-in signal processing functions, including new functionality in signal filtering, spectral analysis, time-frequency analysis and spectral estimation. In addition, new Visual Basic application examples illustrate how to use Visual Basic scripting with Mathcad for signal processing applications. The Extension Pack also gives you full support for multi-channel and complex signals, and provides Window arguments for all filtering signals.

Mathcad’s easy-to-use environment is ideal for iterative exploration, investigative analysis and what-if scenarios. Plus, the Signal Processing Extension Pack builds upon Mathcad’s superior technical design environment, so you can incorporate your signal processing work with publication-quality technical documents, graphs and presentations created in Mathcad.

Features List

  • Analog and Digital Signals and System Analysis

  • Audio WAVE files (New!)

  • Convolution and Correlation

  • FFT and IFFT Fast Fourier Transforms and Inverses

  • FIR and IRR Filter Design

  • Harlety, Walsh, and Hilbert Transforms

  • Joint Time-Frequency Analysis

  • Lowpass Filtering

  • Signal Filtering (Filtfilt function, Multirate function, Median filtering)

  • Spectral Analysis (Real and complex spectrum, New signal windowing functions, MUSIC method for spectrum estimation)

  • Time Frequency Analysis (New!) (Short-time Fourier transform, Common BTFRs)

  • Time-dependent autocorrelation

  • Time Series Analysis

Mathcad Wavelets Extension Pack

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Mathcad Wavelets Extension Pack

Add powerful families of wavelet functions to your Mathcad function library. Apply sophisticated wavelets techniques to your signal and image analysis and get greater accuracy and clarity in results.

The Wavelets Extension Pack CD lets you take a new approach to signal and image analysis, time series analysis, statistical signal estimation, data compression analysis and special numerical methods. Create an almost limitless number of functions that duplicate any natural or abstract environment. Functionality includes one- and two-dimensional wavelets, discrete wavelet transforms, multi-resolution analysis and more.

Wavelet analysis results in greater accuracy and clarity

New wavelets field offers more sophisticated methods than those used conventionally, such as FFTs. View and explore details in data or signals that other techniques miss, destroy, or lose.

Extensive functionality supports basic and advanced applications

The Wavelets Extension Pack integrates over 60 key wavelets functions, rivaling similar tools by MATLAB and Mathematica - at a more affordable price. Extensive coverage includes Orthogonal and Biorthogonal wavelet families including Haar, Daubelts, Symmlets, Coiflets and Bspline.

Popular Mathcad interface provides best ease-of-use and fast application

Mathcad’s versatile environment is ideal for wavelets experimentation and performance of what-if scenarios. Plus, Wavelets Extension Pack’s superior integration with Mathcad and other add-on tools (including Signal Processing and Image Processing Extension Packs) gives you more power than ever. Also get extensive interactive documentation on wavelet fundamentals, applications, examples and reference tables.