
Please post any and all homework or other textbookstyle problems in one of the Homework & Coursework Questions...

Feb2313 09:24 AM
micromass

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My intent is to create a thread for people interested in Differential Equations. However, I will explicitly state that...

Jul312 07:18 PM
Luccas

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What is the vector space under consideration when we say that a linear differential equation is of the form
Dy=f ...

T 12:21 PM
pasmith

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Is it possible to solve a differential equation of the following form?
$$\partial_x^2y + \delta(x) \partial_x y +...

T 03:55 AM
Simon Bridge

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For the following problem
\frac{dw}{d\theta}=\theta w^{2}sin(\theta^{2}), w(0)=1
I am not able to obtain the...

Aug2114 03:12 PM
rjr

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Hi friends i am trying to solve heat equation for a single time domain,with Finite Difference Method. I wrote a...

Aug2014 02:52 PM
Strum

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Suppose all second partial derivatives of F = F (x, y) are continuous and F_{xx} + F_{yy} = 0 on an open rectangle R. ...

Aug1914 10:47 AM
Medicol

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Greetings all !
This is my first post on the forum, so please kindly let me know if I am not asking a proper...

Aug1814 03:12 PM
atto

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I want to solve the following differential equation using matlab and thus want to plot between x & y....

Aug1714 04:27 AM
da_nang

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hi pf!
ok, so my math text for PDE's states the following theorem: $$f(x) = \sum_n a_n \phi_n (x)$$ for "nice...

Aug1414 11:25 PM
Shyan

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Hi, while solving differential equations problems we have to sometimes use absolute value while
taking an integral of...

Aug1314 11:30 AM
HallsofIvy

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Hi guys ,
I'm currently reading a book and I faced this with DEs:
In the 5 attached images you'll find the textbook...

Aug814 11:50 PM
Simon Bridge

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Hi everyone,
i am trying to solve and program a non linear differential equation in matlab where thermal conductivity...

Aug814 11:04 PM
Chestermiller

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http://www.math.uiuc.edu/documenta/volismp/40_lemarechalclaude.pdf
I don't understand why we use theta for...

Aug814 07:32 AM
HallsofIvy

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Here's the problem:
Find the general solution of x*dy/dx+2y=10x^2.
How do I find the answer for this problem on...

Aug714 07:50 AM
Sunfire

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This is a bit counterintuitive to me that the gradient vector is always normal to the level curve
and the level...

Aug614 07:12 AM
HallsofIvy

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Hi all, first of all I apologise if my question is not supposed to be in this thread.
I am a fledgling mathematician,...

Aug514 11:22 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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Can anybody give me some links for plotting bifurcations online?

Aug514 11:22 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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Suppose we have some partial differential equation for a scalar ##f##
$$Df = \rho$$
taking values in...

Aug514 11:22 PM
Greg Bernhardt

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does negative divergence of gradient tempearature gives to lalace equation...?
div(∇T) =

Aug514 07:32 PM
SteamKing

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I want to be able to map the position of a planet given initial position, velocity, and acceleration.
I know the...

Jul3014 08:21 AM
Juan Carlos

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Hi!, I'm working on a personal project: Solve the heat equation with the semi discretization method, using my own...

Jul3014 08:08 AM
Juan Carlos

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Hey there,
I have modeled a propagating wave in a 1D dispersive media, in which square and cubic nonlinear terms...

Jul3014 01:14 AM
Strum

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How to understand Uniqueness and existence theorem for first order and second order ODE's intuitively?

Jul2814 02:51 PM
homeomorphic

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Hi. First off, sorry for the not so descriptive title. If one of you finds a better tilte I will edit it.
We have...

Jul2814 03:27 AM
Strum

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Hello Everyone.
I have a question. Suppose I have a differential equation for which I want to find the values at...

Jul2614 12:39 AM
crossfire234

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I'm currently reading Tolstov's "Fourier Series" and in page 58 he talks about a criterion for the convergence of a...

Jul2514 02:49 PM
jbunniii

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When deriving the RungeKutta Method to solve y'=f(x) we need to use Taylor expansion. Hence we need to differentiate...

Jul2314 01:30 AM
matematikawan

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My textbook says that:
"A differential equation contains both the function and the derivative of the function"
...

Jul2214 04:31 PM
johann1301

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I want to show, in a talk, how to build the PredatorPrey (Lotka Volterra) model. It starts off with the "Population...

Jul2214 07:09 AM
dkotschessaa

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According to the confluent hypergeometric equation
\frac{d^2}{d x^2} y + \left(c  x \right) \frac{d}{d x} y  a y =...

Jul2014 03:44 PM
Domdamo

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Hi,
I'm trying to find the first integral of motion for this set of PDE. I'm not really that familiar with this...

Jul1714 11:44 AM
Alicelewis11

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Hi  wondering if you can help me find a solution of:
\nabla^{2}u\frac{u}{\lambda^{2}}=a\delta(r)
for spherical...

Jul1714 09:17 AM
jasonRF

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Consider the following linear functional operator:
$$Q_w = \lim_{h\rightarrow w} \lbrace \frac{f(x + h)  f(x)}{h}...

Jul1614 06:17 PM
da_nang

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Does anyone know how to prove this identity? I don't quote understand why the associated Legendre function is allowed...

Jul1614 05:19 PM
HasuChObe

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Hi,
I am having a problem implementing 4th Order Runge Kutta (RK4) to solve a non linear ODE.
dy/dt = B(t) ...

Jul1614 03:04 PM
AlephZero

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I'm doing a practice problem I found online, and I get a solution, but I think it should have a sine term in it. I...

Jul1414 06:21 AM
pasmith

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As it can be read here, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laplace_transform#Relation_to_power_series
the Laplace transform...

Jul1214 08:23 AM
HallsofIvy

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For a regular LR circuit (L and R in series) and with a AC voltage:
http://i.imgur.com/R8yRjNY.jpg
I tried to...

Jul1114 05:18 AM
Waxterzz

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Hi,
Are there any numerical techniques I can use to solve differential equations with periodic boundary conditions? I...

Jul1014 04:44 PM
SarthakC

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This is about attempting to solve ##\left( y'\right)^2 = y^2  1 ##.
\int\frac{dy}{\sqrt{y^2 1}} = \pm \int dx
...

Jul914 05:47 AM
pasmith

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f(z) = sq. rt of z1 / z+1  both numerator and denominator are inside the radical.
I can write it as (z1)^1/2...

Jul714 07:33 PM
HallsofIvy

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