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Topic: Solving a system of three coupled linear diff equations
Replies: 9   Last Post: Jan 15, 2014 2:15 AM

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 Torsten Posts: 1,717 Registered: 11/8/10
Re: Solving a system of three coupled linear diff equations
Posted: Jan 14, 2014 8:22 AM

"Peter " <c4359385@drdrb.com> wrote in message <lb3ck9\$n3f\$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> Good day,
>
> I am trying to solve the following system of equations, where all the M's depend on time.
>
> M1/dt=?p1M1+p2M2
>
> M2/dt =?(p2+p3)M2+p1M1+p4M3
>
> M3/dt =?p4M3+p3M2
>
> Here, p1 p2 p3 and p4 are parameters. The initial conditions are, in principle, M1 = 1, M2 = M3 = 0.
>
> What I am attempting to do is solve this system with matlab, so that I can see how it evolves in time, as they all depend on each other in time.
>
> However, I simply don't know how to start. I have tried searching for similar problems, but none of them seem to make sense. Now I am of course not asking for you to solve this for me, but rather if you could give me a hand in starting to tackle the problem. I personally have started using matlab only last week, so I am rather inexperienced, but I have enough time on my hands to struggle.

help dsolve

Best wishes
Torsten.

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