Differential Equations

Screenshot of Mathlet from the d'Arbeloff Interactive Math Project.

A spring system responds to being shaken by oscillating. When the input frequency is near a natural mode of the system, the amplitude is large. This can be understood in the frequency domain using the Laplace transform and its pole diagram. (Image courtesy Hu Hohn and Prof. Haynes Miller.)


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Spring 2010



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Differential Equations are the language in which the laws of nature are expressed. Understanding properties of solutions of differential equations is fundamental to much of contemporary science and engineering. Ordinary differential equations (ODE's) deal with functions of one variable, which can often be thought of as time.

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Haynes Miller, and Arthur Mattuck. 18.03 Differential Equations. Spring 2010. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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