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Difficult implicit function in mathematica.

  1. Sep 15, 2010 #1
    Hi everybody. I have an impicit function that I want to solve numerically in mathematica it looks like:

    Code (Text):
    f[x] == b1 \!\(
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(0\), \(L\)]\(c[
          x, \[Alpha]] f[\[Alpha]]
    SuperscriptBox[\(E\), \(-\(
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(0\), \(\[Alpha]\)]f[\[Eta]] \
    \[DifferentialD]\[Eta]\)\)] \[DifferentialD]\[Alpha]\)\) + b2 \!\(
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(0\), \(L\)]\(c[
          x, \[Alpha]] \[Rho][\[Alpha]] \(
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(0\), \(\[Alpha]\)]f[\[Xi]]
    SuperscriptBox[\(E\), \(\(-\(
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(0\), \(\[Xi]\)]f[\[Eta]] \
    \[DifferentialD]\[Eta]\)\) -
    \*SubsuperscriptBox[\(\[Integral]\), \(\[Xi]\), \(\[Alpha]\)]\[Rho][\
    \[Eta]] \[DifferentialD]\[Eta]\)] \[DifferentialD]\[Xi] \
    \[DifferentialD]\[Alpha]\)\)\)
    (It's my first time doing something like this so if the code does not work, please say so)

    When I put it in mathematica f will be the only unknown. For simplicity it can be assumed at first that c is constant (This one is already solvable for me, next it will probably be a step function, not continuous) and rho is constant (it will be some smooth function)

    This is for me a rather hard cookie to crack. I hope there is someone who reads this who can tell me how to do this. Sorry I don't have all the functions yet.

    Edit: I use mathematica version 7.0.1.0
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2010
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 15, 2010 #2
    Block-it, Cell/Convert To/Raw Input form.

    That above is what you have to do to cut-and-paste Mathematica-formatted code into a post here without all the unnecessary formatting codes that this forum can't interpret anyway. Granted, you loose all the nicely-formatted math forms and sometimes it's still hard to read, but the reader, if they wished, can invert that by cutting the text out of this forum, pasting it into a Mathematica notebook, then:

    Block-it/Cell/Convert To/Standard Form

    And that gives an easier read.
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2010
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