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Re: differential equation
Posted:
Jul 20, 1996 1:56 AM


Poon Ming Yan (pmhui) wrote: ... > I have a differential equation to solve, which is > > f''(x) + f(x)( A*cos[B*x]  K ) == 0 > > where A,B and K are constants. > > Is it a mathieu equation ?? ...
Check out Abramowitz and Stegun Handbook of Mathematical Functions ("Big Red") Chapter 20:
Mathieu DE:
y'' + [a  2q cos(2x)]y=0
is the canonical form.
Kevin

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