A Downloadable Console Utility, Eigenvalues Only of a Real, Symmetric N X N Matrix

At the link below is posted an executable console program that calculates the eigenvalues (if possible) of a Real, Symmetric NXN Matrix. It was written on a Pentium III personal computer running Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional. The compiler was Microsoft Visual C++ version 6. If you think the executable will run successfully on your machine, download it to your machine and run it (it should work on any personal computer running Microsoft Windows 95, 98, NT, or 2000).

To download this utility:
Right-click on the "Download RSvalo EigenSolver Utility" link;
Select "Save Target As";
Specify the folder on your computer in which you want to save this utility;
Click the Save button.

To use this program:
Before running this utility, create a new file named "EigSysRS.txt" and save it in the same folder as the executable you just downloaded;
In "EigSysRS.txt", save the following entries:
       N: the size of the N X N, Real, Symmetric, Matrix
       A: the A matrix. Enter row1, row2, etc, in that order.

The program can then be run. The results are output to the text file "EigOutRS.txt", which this utility creates. (The reason this utility reads from and writes to text files is so that big systems may be handled without having to input many data entries via the console.)

An Example

Consider a 3 X 3 Matrix:

In this case, "EigSysRS.txt" would contain the following entries:

3
a11   a12   a13
a21   a22   a23
a31   a32   a33

The program would then be run, reading this data in, and calculating the solutions, which it writes to "EigOutRS.txt".

The program does not do any error checking; it assumes the user is familiar with the system and that the user is not trying to defeat this program. If any of the entries are missing, or invalid, or in the wrong order, this utility will not give correct results. So make sure "EigSysRS.txt" contains all the appropriate information.

Download RSvalo EigenSolver Utility


C++ Source Code

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