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Topic: Result to DEQ with WA versus Step-by-Step Yields
Replies: 5   Last Post: Feb 8, 2014 3:47 AM

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 amzoti Posts: 1,108 Registered: 3/6/07
Re: Result to DEQ with WA versus Step-by-Step Yields
Posted: Feb 7, 2014 1:24 AM

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 8:44:33 PM UTC-8, Bob Hanlon wrote:
> The step-by-step solution provides the result for t >= 0
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> {v[t] -> ((5/2)*Sin[10*t])/E^(5*t) +
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> {v[t] -> 2 - (2*Cos[10*t])/E^(5*t) +
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> Bob Hanlon
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> On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 12:54 AM, amzoti <amzoti@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > When you solve this DEW using WA, you get a result.
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> > v'' + 10 v' + 125 v = 250 unitstep(t), v(0) = 0, v'(0) = 25
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Thanks all!

Bob Hanlon: I see that you reply to many posting with excellent feedback.

I have always wondered (as your posts are different than many in a very good way), how did you learn Mathematica so well?

What approach and/or references did you use?

Regards -A

Date Subject Author
2/1/14 Bob Hanlon
2/7/14 amzoti
2/1/14 Itai Seggev
2/3/14 Murray Eisenberg
2/8/14 Bob Hanlon