By Carlos A. Smith

ISBN-10: 1439850887

ISBN-13: 9781439850886

IntroductionAn Introductory ExampleModelingDifferential EquationsForcing FunctionsBook ObjectivesObjects in a Gravitational FieldAn instance Antidifferentiation: process for fixing First-Order usual Differential EquationsBack to part 2-1Another ExampleSeparation of Variables: strategy for fixing First-Order traditional Differential Equations again to part 2-5Equations, Unknowns, and levels ofRead more...

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22) The form of the particular solution solely depends on the form of the forcing function, and this is why sometimes it is also called the forced response. Because the particular solution only depends on the forcing function, it does not have anything to do with the system itself. The complementary solution is the one related to the system, including the initial conditions. ” The principle of superposition guarantees that the summation provides the general solution. As mentioned above, and as we Classical Solutions of Ordinary Linear Differential Equations 45 shall see next, the form of the particular solution depends only on the form of the forcing function.

16) i=1 or, in this example, y = Cn e rnt + Cn−1 e rn−1t + … + C1 e r1t 38 A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation The constants Cn, Cn–1, … , and C1 are evaluated using the initial conditions. This method is fairly simple; the most difficult step is obtaining the roots of the characteristic equation. 5 Obtain the solution for the following differential equation: y″ + y ′ – 12y = 0 with y ′(0) = 0 y(0) = 3 Assuming the solution y = ert and following the procedure previously shown, we obtain the characteristic equation, dy d 2y = r e rt ; = r 2 e rt dt dt 2 r2 ert + r ert – 12ert = 0 r2 + r – 12 = 0 Using the quadratic equation to find the roots, r1, r2 = 3, –4.

The sine and cosine terms indicate an oscillatory response before reaching its final value. 5 Undetermined Coefficients The undetermined coefficient method is a technique for solving nonhomogeneous nth-order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. The characteristic equation method we just described only applies to homogeneous differential equations. 22) The form of the particular solution solely depends on the form of the forcing function, and this is why sometimes it is also called the forced response.

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