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### How do I get all the roots within a certain range for an equation? [duplicate]

I wish to find ALL the roots of the following equation $x \tan(ax) - c = 0$ within a range, where a and c are constants I control. I've been using ...
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### How to find x for certain y from InterpolatingFunction [duplicate]

As shown in the picture, I get the data after using NDSolve. Now I want to get the x for cetain y, how can I do this? The last three lines is the way I try to ...
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### How to find all the local minima/maxima in a range

I want to find : all local maxima in range all local minima in range From those points I can interpolate and combine functions upper and lower boundary. What I am really interested in, is the mean ...
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### How to find numerically all roots of a function in a given range?

It is common that I search numerically for all zeros (roots) of a function in a given range. I have written two simple minded functions that perform this task, and I know of similar functions on this ...
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### Solving this challenging ODE

Consider the ODE: $$w^{(4)}(x) + (L-x)w''(x) - w'(x) = 0$$ with some of the following boundary conditions: free: $w'' = 0$, $w'''=0$, clamped: $w = 0$, $w'=0$, pivot: $w = 0$, $w''=0$. Two such ...
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### NDEigenvalues vs. FindRoot for finding the eigenvalues of Airy equation?

Say I am trying to find the first 5 eigenvalues of the differential equation $f''(x)=\lambda x f(x)$, on the interval [-1,0], with boundary conditions $f(-1)=f(0)=0$. I will try to do this 3 ways, ...
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I want to find all roots of a function involving Parabolic Cylinder Functions. In what follows, I define 2 variables $\xi1$ and $\xi2$, which in turn depend on $\omega$. My function is then defined as ...