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Homework Help: Help! : wave equation on half-line! ahhhhhhh

  1. Sep 29, 2006 #1
    lol my head is about to explode! :P

    i think this is similar to a previous question i asked but i can't quite get it none the less...

    http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/7796/picture11gf9.png [Broken]

    now what i did was to following this :

    http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/951/picture12yv1.png [Broken]

    then using equations (31) & (32) from that i just plugged in the values and got:

    u(x,t) = 1 for x > ct and u(x,t) = 0 for 0 < x < ct

    how does this look to you intelligent mathematically inclined people? :S

    Sarah :)
     
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  3. Sep 30, 2006 #2
    but then how do you find a singularity when you have an answer of 1 and 0? :S
     
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