[ODE] Why scale units? (science explanation)

Daniel K. O. danielko.listas at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 17:13:21 MST 2007

Krystian Ligenza escreveu:
> why I should scale units in ODE

It all come down to how ODE represents numbers: floating point. Floating
point can only represent a small subset of real numbers, and this
representation is more "dense" around zero.

For a detailed discussion, see David Goldberg's classic:

And Wikpedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floating_point

Daniel K. O.

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