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Ode, pde, dde, sde, dae ?

  1. Sep 25, 2011 #1
    Okay, kind of a silly question...but what do all of these stand for?

    ODE=Ordinary Differential Equations ( ;O I hope this is right, I took a course on this stuff)

    PDE=Partial Differential Equations ( Hope this is right too, taking this next semster)




    Thank you in advanced!
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  4. Dec 22, 2011 #3
    Only the five? Or we have more categories of these DEs?
  5. Feb 12, 2013 #4
    DDE= Delay differential equations

    SDE= Stochastic differential equations

    DAE= Differential algebraic equations
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