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Higher-Order Differential Equations

  • Jie ShenEmail author
  • Tao Tang
  • Li-Lian Wang
Chapter
Part of the Springer Series in Computational Mathematics book series (SSCM, volume 41)

Abstract

High-order differential equations often arise from mathematical modeling of a variety of physical phenomena. For example, higher even-order differential equations may appear in astrophysics, structural mechanics and geophysics, and higher odd-order differential equations, such as the Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation, are routinely used in modeling nonlinear waves and nonlinear optics.

Keywords

Solitary Wave Collocation Method Jacobi Polynomial Interpolation Operator Hilliard Equation 
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© Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsHong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloonHong Kong SAR
  3. 3.Division of Mathematical Sciences School of Physical & Mathematical SciencesNanyang Technological UniversitySingaporeSingapore

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