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The Maple® O.D.E. Lab Book

  • Darren Redfern
  • Edgar Chandler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 1-3
  3. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 4-24
  4. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 25-32
  5. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 33-44
  6. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 45-55
  7. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 56-64
  8. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 65-70
  9. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 71-82
  10. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 83-90
  11. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 91-99
  12. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 100-110
  13. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 111-116
  14. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 117-120
  15. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 121-130
  16. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 131-139
  17. Darren Redfern, Edgar Chandler
    Pages 140-153
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 155-160

About this book

Introduction

The Maple ODE Lab Book is intended to provide a thorough introduc­ tion to using symbolic computation software to model, solve, explore, and visualize ordinary differential equations. It is best used as a supplement to existing texts (see the bibliography for some of our recommended texts). Maple was chosen as our software package because of its ease-of-use, affordability, and popularity at many universities and colleges around the world. The version being used is Maple V Release 4. If you have a previous release of Maple, some of the commands shown in this lab book will work differently (or not at all), but the basic groundwork for solving ODEs hasn't changed. Speak to your system administrator about upgrading to Release 4, or contact: Waterloo Maple Inc. 450 Phillip Street Waterloo, Ontario CANADA N2L 5J2 Phone: (519) 747-2373 FAX: (519) 747-5284 E-mail: info@maplesoft.com WWW: http://www.maplesoft.com 1 2 • Chapter 1. Introduction How This Lab Book Is Organized Each subsequent chapter of this lab book contains information and ex­ amples of how to apply Maple to various elements of ordinary differential equations. It is suggested that you read the chapters with your computer on and Maple V Release 4 running. You can then execute many of the com­ mands yourself and experiment by changing various parameters and/or initial conditions, observing the corresponding changes in the results.

Keywords

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Authors and affiliations

  • Darren Redfern
    • 1
  • Edgar Chandler
    • 2
  1. 1.Practical Approach CorporationWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Scottsdale Community CollegeScottsdaleUSA

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