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Torsten
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Re: Solving an unusual system of ODES
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Apr 9, 2013 9:15 AM


D R G <grimesd2@gmail.com> wrote in message <5c50216110e948639e7657617f33fb35@googlegroups.com>... > Yes, that is what I want to solve; however, the case you're referring to is I believe the trivial case; we have already solved for when k = 0, and got a nontrivial solution. As K is small, this will be close to it and there will be non zero solutions. > > Regards > > DRG >
No, y=0 is the only solution that satisfies your differential equation together with the two boundary conditions  also for the case K and/or J not equal to 0. You will have to change the boundary conditions to get a solution different from y=0.
Best wishes Torsten.



