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Homework Help: The Heaviside function! Help!

  1. Mar 13, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Find the solution for

    L[y]=H(t-pi/2)sint=q(t)
    y(0)=0

    by using the Green's function.

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    My problem is that I'm stuck with how to get the Heaviside into the required general solution. Is it anything to do with the fact that the Heaviside function is the integral of the Delta Dirac function? Help. I'm really stuck!
     
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  3. Mar 16, 2010 #2

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    Did you find the Green's function? What is the solution y(t) in terms of the Green's function?
     
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