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Sturm-Liouville Problems

  1. Apr 18, 2009 #1
    I have a problem about Sturm-Liouville, and i can't solve it, maybe someone can help me

    x2 y''+ 2xy'+ λy=0

    and y(0)=0, y(e2)=0

    What is the eigen value and eigenfunction of the equation?
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  3. Apr 18, 2009 #2


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    Has one tried y=xn?
  4. Apr 19, 2009 #3
    Ooo thanks, actually I have tried y=xn before, but there's a miscalculate. But when I see ur suggestion, I tried once again and got the answer. Thanks
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