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

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Symbolically solve system of equations involving matrix

I need to solve the following system of equations symbolically for a_i, b_i, and c_i: ...
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The idea behind Stiffness switching method with NDsolve [closed]

Does the Stiffness switching method with NDsolve switch just between multiple variants of 4th order Runge Kutta method or it uses also other methods?
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non linear Least Squares with model function given by ODE's

I have to fit to experimental data a model function given by a linear combination of functions y1(t) and y2(t) a1*y1(t) + a2*y2(t) with a1 and a2 ...
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Manipulating a damped oscillator plot - plot does not show

I was trying to make an oscillation plot that could be manipulated depending on the value of $\beta$. The differential equation is below, and when I just plot the solution, it turns out to be the ...
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Curious solutions of x' = Sqrt(x), x(0)=4

Consider the solution of $x'=\sqrt{x}$, $x(0)=4$ using DSolve. ...
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How to NDSolve a set of equations, one of which itself contains NIntegrate of a desired function?

How to NDSolve a set of equations, one of which itself contains NIntegrate of a desired function waited to be solved by NDSolve first? For example, ...
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Working with vector-valued functions to solve an ODE

Let's say I have a simple vector-valued ODE given by $y'(t) = K*y(t)$ where K is a matrix $K_{n_{X}n}$. Let's assume that the matrix is $K_{21_{X}21}$, $K = \left[\begin{array}{cccc} k_{1_{X}1} ...
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How to plot trajectory for a differential equation in polar coordinates? [duplicate]

I have a differential equation for dr/dt and d[Theta]/dt in terms of r and theta, and I am trying to plot the trajectory in the x-y plane for a given initial condition (r,theta). ...
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NDSolve computes wrong solution?

Please excuse me if the question has already been answered somewhere else, but I was not able to find it. Could somebody tell me what I am doing wrong here? The solution of DSolve is of course correct ...
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Orthogonal Collocation Using Jacobi Polynomials

I'm trying to solve a PDE(diffusion-reaction in a spherical catalyst pellet) using Jacobi Orthogonal Collocation method. But at the stage of solving the system of ODEs(using ...
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Plotting a function against some other function?

I want to plot a function against two other functions which are actually determined by ndsolve in my mathematica code. ...
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BVP Non Linear Shooting Method Implementation

I've been working on this problem for several days. I want to split a 2nd order ode bvp into two auxillary ivps and use those to approximate the solution to the bvp. I have managed to get one ...
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How to solve using NDSolve

(d^2 f)/(dρ^2 ) + 2/ρ df/dρ = 9 ϕ^2 (f/(1+βf)) Boundary conditions df/dρ=0 at ρ=0 f=1 at ρ=1 We have to make plot of η vs β using following equation with above ...
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Heat Equation with Neumann Boundary Conditions and Lateral Heat Loss

I am trying to solve the following heat equation with Neumann BC's: $\quad \quad u_t$=$\alpha ^2$$u_{xx}$-$\beta$ (u-$T_0$) $\quad \quad u(x,0)=f(x)$ $\quad \quad u(0,t)_x=0$ $\quad \quad ...
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Trouble with ParametricNDSolveValue

I have this: ...
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Using NDSolve to produce 10,000 points of a solution

I am beginning to read the Differential Equations Laboratory Workbook by Borelli and the preface begins with an image. I understand how to use NDSolveValue (at a ...
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Replacing y[x] with myPowerSeries

Consider: myPowerSeries = Series[y[x], {x, 0, 3}] Which produces this output. ...
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Using Mathematica to solve a recursive system of differential equations

I believe I have a difficult problem to work on specially because I don't have any previously experience using Mathematica in this kind of situation. So I'll try to describe it as best as I can hoping ...
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Coupled Mass Transport in two media using NDSolve

I'm trying to model simple 1-D diffusion in two media with different diffusivities. It's a transient problem so I have a PDE. I have concentration everywhere = 0 at time t=0, and suddenly at t>0, I ...
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Having trouble interpreting the results DSolve gives for the Laguerre equation

I am trying to solve a second order ODE using Mathematica. Before I get into solving my (more complicated) problem, I am trying to use DSolve on known ODEs to check that the answer that Mathematica ...
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How to use a While loop with NDSolve?

So basically I have this coupled ODE system I'm trying to solve numerically: ...
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NDSolve with external function

I have a complicated function g[a_,s_,t_] where s_and t_ are constants added by hand for ...
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How to Fit experimental data with 4D ParametricNDSolve?

Let me first explain the background problem. I'm trying to solve a problem with a projectile motion in 4D such that the position vector is: $\boldsymbol{r}(t)=\boldsymbol{r}[x(t),y(t),z(t)]$ I have ...
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Solution of a system of differential equations with a correction factor varying over time

Dear Mathematica users, I am trying to solve a system of equations of first order and time depedent. The system has 5 equations, one for every variable which varies over time. At the moment I am ...
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simple dynamical system with disturbance

I am new here and trying to simulate a very simple dynamical system with periodic force or Dirac function: $$mx'' + bx' + kx = u(t)$$ I want to draw the displacement(position) and velocity of the ...
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Why does DSolve not give the expected analytical solution for a system of DAE? [closed]

I made a mistake in typo I am trying to solve the following system of DAE: X'[t] - y*Y[t] + x*X[t] == 0 Z'[t] - y*Y[t] + x*Z[t] == 0 X[t] + Y[t] + Z[t] == 1 with ...
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Problem solving a nonlinear partial differential diffusion equation [closed]

EDIT: actualy the nonlinear partial differential equations for interacting density distributions, including boundary conditions, should be given as $$ \frac{\partial\phi}{\partial t} = D ...
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How to compute DSolve or NDSolve for kind of piece wise function?

I need to Compute the expression for two functions. q[t] and q1[t] over certain range of time. The code is given below. ...
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Solving a system of ode and plotting the nullclines

I have the following problem to solve it is a system of two ode's. I'm given that q=2/Sqrt[1 + 1600 y] and then the ode's are as follows. ...
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Minimize the sum-of-squares errors for a system of ODEs

I'm trying to minimizing the sum of squared errors on a 2-equation system of ODEs and empirical data. I keep getting an error and I think the root of the problem is my invocation of ...
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System of non linear differential equations with two unknowns

I am new to Mathematica and am trying to solve a system of 3 (non-linear) equations with two variables $x,\ y$ and one unknown function $f(x,y)$ of these two variables. The third equation defines the ...
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Why DSolve[] does not work?

I try to find the analytical solution to the ordinary differential equations as fellow: $$\frac{d^2 \theta}{d t^2} = \dfrac{-M\cos\theta\sin\theta(\frac{d\theta}{dt})^2 - ...
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Problem in computing Dsolve

I want to compute my result using Dsolve. The code is given below. ...
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fourier frequency analysis for NDSolve of complex variable

i have a set of coupled equations for complex amplitudes c1 and c2, for which i'd like to find frequency and phases (and phase shift); i looked up for some nswers on the forum, but can't seem to find ...
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Black Scholes PDE solved by method of lines

I've been trying to solve the Black Scholes partial differential equation (BSPDE) by transforming it to the heat equation (HE) form and using method of lines (discretizing spatial argument and leaving ...
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differential equation of order2

I want to solve the following differential equation ode = x*y''[x] + y'[x] + 4*x^2*(x^2 - 1) y[x] == 0 But do not know how to actually solve it. Any suggestion?
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Solve system of equations with implicit function [closed]

I am trying to solve a system of 3 (non-linear) equations with two variables $x,\ y$ and one unknown function $f(x,y)$ of these two variables. Also, the system includes the change of this function $f$ ...
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Solving and Animating Three Body Problem

I am attempting to solve a three-body problem using the Lagrange formalism, with a 1/r potential. I started off by defining T and U (kinetic and potential energy) as follows: ...
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Solve system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions [closed]

I want to solve a system of differential equations and show the chaotic behavior of the solutions. Here x[t], y[t] and ...
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Solving differential equation with initial conditions

I want to solve the following differential equation with initial conditions: ...
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Laplace equation

I tried to run this code, but it doesn't work for NDSolve ...
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How to solve for “k”

So the question is given that the atmospheric pressure is modelled by the differential equation p'[h]=-kp[h], p[0]=1013, p[20]=50. find k and comstant of integration. My code was: ...
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ImplicitRegion Error in NDSolve?

I'd like to solve a differential equation with some initial conditions to get an eclipse curve for Earth's orbit using Newton's Law in a cylindrical coordinate. NDSolve gave me two more useless ...
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solving ode and plotting solution vs time

I'm currently trying to solve this system of two ode's and can't seem to be able to solve them. I am new to coding, so I don't know where I could have done a mistake. I'm attaching the code which I ...
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My simulation is not never finishing and it is taking so much time?

I am running simple code which involves calculation of two first order differential equations.It is taking so much time and i am unable to get the results as the simulation is never finishing. ...
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Difficulty in getting correct Gaussian curve for diffusion of point source

I want to solve diffusion of a point source numerically and check it against analytical solution. first I define initial profile, ...
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How to solve coupled first-order ODE with vectors?

m * v'[t] = q * (E + v x B) using the following: B = (0,0,B0), E=(Eperp,0,Ez). How would I find the general solution of ...
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DSolve not outputting any result

I'm trying to solve a system of differential equations using DSolve, but I am not getting any output beyond a repetition of my input: ...