# Eigenvalues of D.E

1. Sep 22, 2010

### beetle2

Hi guys,

Can someone please explain how you find the eigenvalues of this type?

$u''+\lambda u =0$

or point me to some decent literature?

regards
Brendan

2. Sep 23, 2010

### Pythagorean

It's a second order, homogenous ODE, see if knowing the name helps you find the method. If not, I'll help more.