# What is the integral of (dy/dt)^2 ?

1. Dec 2, 2008

### ELEN_guy

What is the integral of (dy/dt)^2 ??

As the title reads, I was hoping someone knew what the integral with respect to time of [dy/dt]^2 was.

To clarify, Im looking for: the integral with respect to time of the (time derivative of y)^squared

sorry, cant figure out how to get it to display math characters

if S is the integral sign --> need: S{(dy/dt)^2}dt

Last edited: Dec 2, 2008
2. Dec 2, 2008

### lurflurf

Re: What is the integral of (dy/dt)^2 ??

To effect that integration more information is needed.

3. Dec 2, 2008

### adriank

Re: What is the integral of (dy/dt)^2 ??

There are, however, some manipulations you can do; integration by parts gives y dy/dt - ∫y d2y/dt2 dt.

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