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NDSolve wave pulse propogation

  1. Jul 1, 2010 #1
    Hey guys,

    I'm sure i'm doing something really daft in not getting this to work, but...

    I want to use NDSolve to numerically solve the time evolution of a (one-dimensional) wave pulse in either the time dependent schrodinger or KG equations. My inability to do so stems from my lack of understanding of what boundary/initial conditions NDSolve wants/needs.

    Essentially i'd like to just specify the initial form (gaussian or whatever) and a velocity and watch the thing fly off into the sunset, under what conditions will this occur?

    Cheers
    -G
     
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  3. Jul 5, 2010 #2
    Dear, i think you have to read few pages from the following book,

    "Differential equations with Mathematica" by Martha L. Abell and James P. Braselton.
    there is a separate topic with deal with the wave equaiton
    you can find it on gigapedia
     
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