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II order homogeneous differential equation solution

  1. Oct 22, 2007 #1
    I am trying to solve the diff. equation -

    a[tex]\frac{d^{2}x}{dr^{2}}[/tex] + (br + c/r)[tex]\frac{dx}{dr}[/tex] + dx = 0

    I got it while solving a variant of damped harmonic oscillation.

    Any hints (Frobenius method won't work)
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2007
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  3. Oct 22, 2007 #2
    a[tex]\frac{d^{2}x}{dr^{2}}[/tex] + (br + c/r)[tex]\frac{dx}{dr}[/tex] + dx = 0

    Sorry, this is the correct eqn.
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2007
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