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Homework Help: Require help for the solution of second order differential equation.

  1. Sep 2, 2009 #1
    Dear Friends i am lookin g for the solution for second order differential equation. will any one please help me to solve this problem.

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  3. Sep 6, 2009 #2
    From where did that equation came from! its like a monster ;) no if i find an operative way of solving it i tell you
  4. Sep 6, 2009 #3


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    Just to be sure:

    [tex]\frac{\frac{d^2y}{dx^2}}{[\,( 1\,+\,(\frac{dy}{dx})^2 )^{3/2}\,]} + \frac{\frac{dy}{dx}}{[\,x\,( 1\,+\,(\frac{dy}{dx})^2 )^{1/2}\,] }\;{-\,y} = 0 [/tex]


    [tex] \frac{dy}{dx} = tan \theta\;at\;x = x_o [/tex]


    [tex] \frac{dy}{dx} \rightarrow 0\; and\;y = 0\;as\;x \rightarrow \infty [/tex]
  5. Sep 7, 2009 #4
    Thank you Zaphys atleast you given reply to me. it is really difficult to solve this i am not getting solution of it.
    rest is fine take care

  6. Sep 7, 2009 #5
    You're welcome :)
  7. Sep 9, 2009 #6
    dear friend
    i tried to solve it after some assumptions
    but my solution is still not satisfying first boundary condition will you please go through it.

    rest is fine
    take care

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  8. Sep 9, 2009 #7
    I´m not much versed in numeric methos so here I can't help you. Sorry ;)

    Salutations Sagar
  9. Sep 9, 2009 #8
    no problem Zaphys
    take care

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