Questions on the symbolic (DSolve, DifferentialRoot) and numerical (NDSolve) solutions of differential equations in Mathematica.

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Plotting 2nd order ODE solution for specific values of constants

Suppose that I have a 2nd order, linear ODE and I want to plot the solution I found using DSolve. How can I plot giving specific values of ...
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Problems with DSolve [closed]

I'm trying to solve and plot a second order ODE. Here is my code: DSolve[y''[x] + 4 y'[x] + 12 y[x] == 80 Sin[2 x], y[x], x] Problem 1... it sticks me with a ...
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Plot an ODE solution for a list of specific constants [closed]

Let's say I have a 1st order ODE and want to plot the solution. What I have been doing until now is: ...
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Plotting separatrices for nonlinear system

Consider the system: \begin{align*} x'&=(1-x-y)x\\ y'&=(4-7x-3y)y \end{align*} The system has a saddle point at (1/4,3/4). How can I plot the separatrices on the phase portrait having domain ...
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Kernel quits without error in NDSolveValue

I am using the latest 10.1. The following single line command makes the kernel quit without error message (just a beep): ...
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Analogue for Maple's dchange - change of variables in differential expressions

Maple owns an interesting function called dchange which can change the variables of differential equations, but there seems to be no such function in Mathematica. ...
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Error with using NDSolve [duplicate]

I am currently trying to numerically solve a system of differential equations. Here is my code: ...
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Boundary condition not correctly imposed for NDSolve

I notice that when plotting the below NDSolveValue ...
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Failing to solve a simple PDE with NDSolve

I'm trying to solve the following PDE. Actually this is a major simplification of the original with all x,z dependent coefficients being fixed. For some reason Mathematica (10.0) cannot solve even ...
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Solving coupled differential equations with an eigenvalue

I have 2 coupled differential equations with an eigenvalue Ei and want to solve them ...
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Eigen energies of 2D time independent Schrödinger equation

Firstly, I am aware that a similar question of this type was asked, but it was not helpful as it was only one dimensional (so please don't mark my question as a duplicate) The trouble I am having is ...
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Using Runge-Kutta method to find arc length [duplicate]

I don't know much about using the Runge-Kutta method in Mathematica, so I have to ask a straightforward question: How can I use Runge-Kutta to numerically approximate the parameter t of this curve in ...
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Create a random 2x2 matrix with a repeated eigenvalue and single eigenvecor

Does anyone have a good technique for creating a random $2\times 2$ matrix that has one eigenvalue of multiplicity two, but only a single eigenvector? And more generally, has anyone written a ...
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Time evolution of a wave packet from the time-independent Schroedinger equation [duplicate]

Starting off with the time-independent Schroedinger equation (TISE) $\quad \quad -\frac{\hbar^2}{2m} \nabla^2 \psi + V(r, \theta) \psi = E\, \psi,$ I would like to study the time evolution of an ...
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NDSolveValue with Map

I have: ...
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Plotting a NDSolve solution

I'm working on a neutrino oscillations problem, and am running into issues ploting the solution to my differential equations. The equations have non-analytic solutions so I'm using the ...
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NDSolve to solve a PDF

I would like to solve numerically the following PDE: $$ \frac{\partial}{\partial t} p(x,t)=-\frac{\partial}{\partial x}p(x,t)+\frac{1}{2}\frac{\partial^2}{\partial x^2}[x^2\,p(x,t)],\;x\ge0,\;t\ge0, ...
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Integro differential eq boundary difficulties

I'm trying numericaly solve simple integro-differential equation, but have some problems with boundary conditions. System: ...
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Why NDSolve cannot solve such a simple set of differential equations? [closed]

I want to solve a set of ODE like below, but Mathematica outputs nothing for this which greatly confused me. WHY? ...
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Integrating ODE's

I have: $$ m\frac{dV_y}{dt}=-k\cdot V_y-mg $$ where, $V_y$ is velocity in the $y$-direction. I have the initial condition Vy[0]=40 Sin[40 Degrees] and ...
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Problems solving/plotting a differential equation

I am trying the following: Plot[DSolve[{1220*x''[t] + 1000*x'[t] + 35600 x[t] + 4500*x[t]^3 + 2135 == 0, x[0] == 0, x'[0] == -5}, x, t], {t, 0, 10}] Could ...
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Detecting nearly simultaneous WhenEvents in NDSolve

I am trying to solve a system of (many) coupled nonlinear ODEs. I need to decouple some of the equations (i.e. set the time derivatives of some of the dependent variables to zero) at various points in ...
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Update NumericalFunction in NDSolve

I have NDSolve` StateData from an NDSolve` ...
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How to adjust excel data for NonlinearModelFit?

I'm really new to Mathematica and I'm facing a problem and would really appreciate some help! Maybe my question is similar to one described in How to fit 3 data sets to a model of 4 differential ...
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Solving differential equation

I want to solve the following differential equation DSolve[y''[x] == (λ y[x])/Sqrt[-1 + x], y[x],x] But do not know how to actually solve it. Any suggestion?
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NDSolve::bcedge: Boundary condition not specified on a single edge

NDSolve::bcedge: Boundary condition c[t,5]==Cout is not specified on a single edge of the boundary of the computational domain. >> I'd like to plot $\frac{\partial}{\partial ...
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DSolve response with DSolve

I'm trying this code ...
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Using WhenEvent

I want to solve this simple equation with a event: ...
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Solving ODES in order to find unknown constants

I am trying to solve a set of ODES which represent a second order consecutive chemical reaction. ...
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How to sweep a parameter in an ODEs system using ParametricNDSolveValue?

I want to analyze how my ODEs system behaves when I change only one parameter (in this case d). ...
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Solving a big System of ODEs

I want to solve numerically a linear first-order ODE system with over 12000 equations. I used NDSolve with implicit options: ...
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NDSolve solving problem

I am trying to solve for the function y[x] obeying the ODE: $ \frac{x}{1 + x}y^{\prime\prime}(x) + \frac{2 x + 1}{(1 + x)^2} y^{\prime}(x) = \frac{1}{3\sqrt{y(x)}} ...
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Solve ODE in State-space form

Is it possible to solve an ODE in state-space form in mathematica? Such as x'[t]=A.x[t] I attempted ...
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Forcing solutions to avoid Root[]

I'm solving a system of ordinary non-homogeneous differential equations (4 equations). The solutions will include some algebraic equations solutions as known from text books due to the use of an eigen ...
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Exact Differentials

I just started using Mathematica so my apologies if this is a very basic question. I tried to find related questions on this forum but couldn't, so here goes. I have an equation, $\quad \quad dp ...
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How to plot three related differential equations in Mathematica?

Eq1: $ \frac{1}{3\phi}=\left[\frac{x}{x+1}\frac{d^{2}}{dx^{2}}+\frac{2x+1}{(x+1)^{2}}\frac{d}{dx}\right]{\phi^{2}} $ Eq2: $ ...
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How can I create a phase plane? [duplicate]

I want to make a phase plane for an equation system. I want it to look something like a Mu-Space in Stat-Mech. Basically I want it to show the same system with various different initial condition ...
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How can I remove horizontal lines on a phase plot for a pendulum?

I am attempting to do a phase plot for a driven,damped pendulum. When the angle wraps from Pi to -Pi or -Pi to Pi I get a horizontal line on the plot. I would like to remove these lines as they mask ...
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NDSolve and FEM support for non conformal meshes of a disk [with Kernel crash]

I want to create an ElementMesh for a disk. For my specific scenario, some author advise to use a regular mesh, where the radial and tangential directions are ...
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find initial condition for NDSolve

I have a complicate second order differential equation to solve numerically (too complicate to be posted). Unfortunately I do not know the behavior of the solution $\theta(r)$ near $r=0$ and I am not ...
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Poisson PDE in a rectangular domain

I found a solution for this problem, but this is in Scilab and I never use Scilab. Can anyone can help me to translate it in Mathematica? Here is the Link:http://imechanica.org/files/TorqueR.pdf I ...
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Trying to plot solution curves on top of a direction field

I'm trying to do some diff. eq. homework that requires taking a general solution to a differential equation and graphing a series of possible solution curves over a direction field of the general ...
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Vector form using NDSolve

Michael E2 wrote a wonderful solution for my question. Now I am considering the system: $$ \begin{align*} x'&=x^2 y,\ x(0)=1\\ y'&=-x y^2,\ y(0)=1 \end{align*} $$ I am wondering how I can ...
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NDSolve Poisson PDE for rectangle with hole

When I solved the Poisson PDE with function NDSolve in a rectangular domain with hole in the center, and search the first derivative with x and y why appear these protrusions on the diagram around the ...
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Laplace PDE in a polar coordinate system

I want to solve a Laplace PDE in a polar coordinate system with finite difference method, but I have a problem with boundary conditions at r = 0. Here is what I ...
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Stress calculation for stokes equation in 2D

I am solving the Stokes equation for the creeping flow, in a particular geometry, using the stream function formulation. This is my domain: ...
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NDSolve for axisymmetric problem

I would like to solve an axisymmetric Poisson equation on a disk with FEM. The code for Cartesian coordinates works fine: ...
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Define and refine mesh around a hole

I am solving Laplace equation with particular geometry and boundary conditions: ...