(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I'm given an equation describing a string on an elastic foundation:

u_{tt}+w^{2}_{0}u = c^{2}u_{xx}

with the boundary conditions u(0,t)=u(l,t)=0.

3. The attempt at a solution

I think I understand how to do this problem up to a certain point, but that point occurs when I find the actual eigenfrequencies. I'm not exactly sure what they are, in a general meaning, however I have attached my solution nonetheless.

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Thank you for your help.

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# Homework Help: Equation describing a string on an elastic foundation

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