Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Mayer Humi
  • William Miller
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In this chapter we discuss systems of first order ordinary differential equations and methods for their solutions. The importance of such systems stems from the following observations:
  1. 1.

    A coupled system of differential equations of any order can always be rewritten as a system of first order equations.



Transfer Function Transition Matrix Circular Orbit Linear Control System Order Ordinary Differential Equation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mayer Humi
    • 1
  • William Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA

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