First and Second Order Systems

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What is the difference? I used to assume First order was a Single DOF system and a Second order was a 2 DOF system. Can anyone give me some clarity.

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boneh3ad
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nth order systems have an nth order derivative as their highest term and need n boundary conditions to find a solution.
 

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