Second-order linear differential equations

  • Martin Braun
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 15)


A second-order differential equation is an equation of the form
$$frac{{{d^2}y}}{{d{t^2}}} = f(t,y,\frac{{dy}}{{dt}})$$


General Solution Homogeneous Equation Independent Solution Polynomial Solution Indicial Equation 
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© Springer-Verlag, New York, Inc. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Braun
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics, Queens CollegeCity University of New YorkFlushingUSA

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