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## Contents of Differential Equations PDF

- The Nature of Differential Equations Separable Equations
- Introduction
- General Remarks on Solutions
- Families of Curves Orthogonal Trajectories
- Growth, Decay, Chemical Reactions, and Mixing
- Falling Bodies and Other Motion Problems
- The Brachistochrone Fermat and the Bernoullis
- Appendix A: Some Ideas From the Theory of Probability:
- The Normal Distribution Curve (or Bell Curve) and
- Its Differential Equation
- First Order Equations
- Homogeneous Equations
- Exact Equations
- Integrating Factors
- Linear Equations
- Reduction of Order
- The Hanging Chain Pursuit Curves
- Simple Electric Circuits
- Second Order Linear Equations
- Introduction
- The General Solution of the Homogeneous Equation
- The Use of a Known Solution to find Another
- The Homogeneous Equation with Constant Coefficients
- The Method of Undetermined Coefficients
- The Method of Variation of Parameters
- Vibrations in Mechanical and Electrical Systems
- Newton’s Law of Gravitation and The Motion of the Planets
- Higher Order Linear Equations Coupled
- Harmonic Oscillators
- Operator Methods for Finding Particular Solutions
- Appendix A Euler
- Appendix B Newton
- Qualitative Properties of Solutions
- Oscillations and the Sturm Separation Theorem
- The Sturm Comparison Theorem
- Power Series Solutions and Special Functions
- Introduction A Review of Power Series
- Series Solutions of First Order Equations
- Second Order Linear Equations Ordinary Points
- Regular Singular Points
- Regular Singular Points (Continued)
- Gauss’s Hypergeometric Equation
- The Point at Infinity
- Appendix A Two Convergence Proofs
- Appendix B Hermite Polynomials and Quantum Mechanics
- Appendix C Gauss
- Appendix D Chebyshev Polynomials and the Minimax Property
- Appendix E Riemann’s Equation
- Fourier Series and Orthogonal Functions
- The Fourier Coefficients
- The Problem of Convergence
- Even and Odd Functions Cosine and Sine Series
- Extension to Arbitrary Intervals
- Orthogonal Functions
- The Mean Convergence of Fourier Series
- Appendix A A Pointwise Convergence Theorem
- Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems
- Introduction Historical Remarks
- Eigenvalues, Eigenfunctions, and the Vibrating String
- The Heat Equation
- The Dirichlet Problem for a Circle Poisson’s Integral
- Sturm–Liouville Problems
- Appendix A The Existence of Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions
- Some Special Functions of Mathematical Physics
- Legendre Polynomials
- Properties of Legendre Polynomials
- Bessel Functions The Gamma Function
- Properties of Bessel Functions
- Appendix A Legendre Polynomials and Potential Theory
- Appendix B Bessel Functions and the Vibrating Membrane
- Appendix C Additional Properties of Bessel Functions
- Laplace Transforms
- Introduction
- A Few Remarks on the Theory
- Applications to Differential Equations
- Derivatives and Integrals of Laplace Transforms
- Convolutions and Abel’s Mechanical Problem
- More about Convolutions The Unit Step and
- Impulse Functions
- Appendix A Laplace
- Appendix B Abel
- Systems of First Order Equations
- General Remarks on Systems
- Linear Systems
- Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients
- Nonlinear Systems Volterra’s Prey-Predator Equations
- Nonlinear Equations
- Autonomous Systems The Phase Plane and Its Phenomena
- Types of Critical Points Stability
- Critical Points and Stability for Linear Systems
- Stability By Liapunov’s Direct Method
- Simple Critical Points of Nonlinear Systems
- Nonlinear Mechanics Conservative Systems
- Periodic Solutions The Poincaré–Bendixson Theorem
- More about the van der Pol Equation
- Appendix A Poincaré
- Appendix B Proof of Liénard’s Theorem
- The Calculus of Variations
- Introduction Some Typical Problems of the Subject
- Euler’s Differential Equation for an Extremal
- Isoperimetric Problems
- Appendix A Lagrange
- Appendix B Hamilton’s Principle and Its Implications
- The Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions
- The Method of Successive Approximations
- Picard’s Theorem
- Systems The Second Order Linear Equation
- Numerical Methods
- By John S Robertson
- Introduction
- The Method of Euler
- Errors
- An Improvement to Euler
- Higher Order Methods The Nature of Differential Equations Separable Equations
- Introduction
- General Remarks on Solutions
- Families of Curves Orthogonal Trajectories
- Growth, Decay, Chemical Reactions, and Mixing
- Falling Bodies and Other Motion Problems
- The Brachistochrone Fermat and the Bernoullis
- Appendix A: Some Ideas From the Theory of Probability:
- The Normal Distribution Curve (or Bell Curve) and
- Its Differential Equation
- First Order Equations
- Homogeneous Equations
- Exact Equations
- Integrating Factors
- Linear Equations
- Reduction of Order
- The Hanging Chain Pursuit Curves
- Simple Electric Circuits
- Second Order Linear Equations
- Introduction
- The General Solution of the Homogeneous Equation
- The Use of a Known Solution to find Another
- The Homogeneous Equation with Constant Coefficients
- The Method of Undetermined Coefficients
- The Method of Variation of Parameters
- Vibrations in Mechanical and Electrical Systems
- Newton’s Law of Gravitation and The Motion of the Planets
- Higher Order Linear Equations Coupled
- Harmonic Oscillators
- Operator Methods for Finding Particular Solutions
- Appendix A Euler
- Appendix B Newton
- Qualitative Properties of Solutions
- Oscillations and the Sturm Separation Theorem
- The Sturm Comparison Theorem
- Power Series Solutions and Special Functions
- Introduction A Review of Power Series
- Series Solutions of First Order Equations
- Second Order Linear Equations Ordinary Points
- Regular Singular Points
- Regular Singular Points (Continued)
- Gauss’s Hypergeometric Equation
- The Point at Infinity
- Appendix A Two Convergence Proofs
- Appendix B Hermite Polynomials and Quantum Mechanics
- Appendix C Gauss
- Appendix D Chebyshev Polynomials and the Minimax Property
- Appendix E Riemann’s Equation
- Fourier Series and Orthogonal Functions
- The Fourier Coefficients
- The Problem of Convergence
- Even and Odd Functions Cosine and Sine Series
- Extension to Arbitrary Intervals
- Orthogonal Functions
- The Mean Convergence of Fourier Series
- Appendix A A Pointwise Convergence Theorem
- Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems
- Introduction Historical Remarks
- Eigenvalues, Eigenfunctions, and the Vibrating String
- The Heat Equation
- The Dirichlet Problem for a Circle Poisson’s Integral
- Sturm–Liouville Problems
- Appendix A The Existence of Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions
- Some Special Functions of Mathematical Physics
- Legendre Polynomials
- Properties of Legendre Polynomials
- Bessel Functions The Gamma Function
- Properties of Bessel Functions
- Appendix A Legendre Polynomials and Potential Theory
- Appendix B Bessel Functions and the Vibrating Membrane
- Appendix C Additional Properties of Bessel Functions
- Laplace Transforms
- Introduction
- A Few Remarks on the Theory
- Applications to Differential Equations
- Derivatives and Integrals of Laplace Transforms
- Convolutions and Abel’s Mechanical Problem
- More about Convolutions The Unit Step and
- Impulse Functions
- Appendix A Laplace
- Appendix B Abel
- Systems of First Order Equations
- General Remarks on Systems
- Linear Systems
- Homogeneous Linear Systems with Constant Coefficients
- Nonlinear Systems Volterra’s Prey-Predator Equations
- Nonlinear Equations
- Autonomous Systems The Phase Plane and Its Phenomena
- Types of Critical Points Stability
- Critical Points and Stability for Linear Systems
- Stability By Liapunov’s Direct Method
- Simple Critical Points of Nonlinear Systems
- Nonlinear Mechanics Conservative Systems
- Periodic Solutions The Poincaré–Bendixson Theorem
- More about the van der Pol Equation
- Appendix A Poincaré
- Appendix B Proof of Liénard’s Theorem
- The Calculus of Variations
- Introduction Some Typical Problems of the Subject
- Euler’s Differential Equation for an Extremal
- Isoperimetric Problems
- Appendix A Lagrange
- Appendix B Hamilton’s Principle and Its Implications
- The Existence and Uniqueness of Solutions
- The Method of Successive Approximations
- Picard’s Theorem
- Systems The Second Order Linear Equation
- Numerical Methods
- By John S Robertson
- Introduction
- The Method of Euler
- Errors
- An Improvement to Euler
- Higher Order Methods
- Systems