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Number of parameters for a nonlinear differential equation

by marellasunny
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marellasunny
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Jan8-13, 11:36 PM
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Take for example a system
[itex]\frac{dx_i}{dt}[/itex]=(x_i,t,a,b,....) i-number of state equations.
What would be the maximum number of parameters permitted for this system of non-linear differential equations?

Is it finally determined by the solution space?Is there a criteria for number of parameters in a system of differential equations?
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Jan9-13, 07:58 AM
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Perhaps I am misundersanding your question. You can have any number of parameters in a differential equation.


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