The Predator-Prey System
(Lotka-Volterra equations) If x is the prey species and y the predator, then the Lotka-Volterra equations are
x = x(a y ),
y = y (c + x)
where a, c, , and are positive constan
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 5
FALL 2009
Some of these solutions were written by Professor Dan Ocone. 5.5.1 (a), (d): See solutions in text. (b) f (t) = H (t)et H (t 1)et . The rst H (t) is in a sens
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 4
FALL 2009
Some of these solutions were written by Professor Dan Ocone. 5.2.1 A function f has exponential order as t if there exist constants K 0, T 0, and a constant c
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 3
FALL 2007
4.3.6 (e) This is an Euler equation and one can look for its solution in the form xr without need for the full series. Plugging this into the equation x2 y +
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 2
FALL 2009
Some of these solutions were written by Professor Dan Ocone. 4.3.1 (a) The answer in the text seems sucient. (b) Rewrite the equation as y [(cos x)/x]y +[5/x]
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REVIEW EXAM 2
FALL 2009
1. (a) Find the general solution of z = Az, where z =
x 2 3 and A = . Be sure you y 2 5 actually give this solution (which should involve two free constants). (b) On th
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REVIEW EXAM 1
FALL 2009
1. (a) Find the Laplace transform Y (s) of the solution y (t) of the initial value problem y + 2y + 5y = C (t ), where C is a constant. (b) Find y (t) by taking th
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PREREQUISITE QUIZ: SOLUTIONS 2n x3n . n2 n=0
Fall 2009
1. Find the radius of convergence of the power series
Solution: We use the ratio test: if bn = 2n x3n /n2 is a typical term of the series
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 6
FALL 2009
NOTE: A. There is a Maple worksheet on the Assignments and solutions web page which shows the phase plane portraits for some of these problems. I do not know
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 7
FALL 2009
NOTE: A. There is a Maple worksheet on the Assignments and solutions web page which shows the phase plane portraits for problems 2(b) and 2(k). B. Vectors are
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 8
FALL 2009
Section 9.10: 2 (a) See text solution. (c) With u = (3, 0, 1, 4, 1) we have 1 , u = 5/ 5, 2 , u = 6/ 6, 3 , u = 4, so the best e e e approximation is
3
Sectio
642:527 EXPANSIONS IN ORTHOGONAL BASES Vector spaces
FALL 2009
We will use without much further comment the idea of a vector space. Basically, a vector space is a set of vectors (these vectors will in
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FALL 2009
SUMMARY OF THE METHOD OF FROBENIUS Consider the linear, homogeneous, second order equation: y + p(x)y + q (x)y = 0. Suppose that x = 0 a regular singular point:
(1)
xp(x) =
n=0
pn
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APPROXIMATE SYLLABUS
FALL 2009
This syllabus is tentative; elements such as scheduling of exams and coverage on each exam may change. All changes will be posted on the class web site. Secti
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 13
FALL 2009
Section 19.2: 5. (a) The wire loop is treated as massless, so any force on it would cause innite acceleration: there can be no (net) force on the loop. A non
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 12
FALL 2009
Section 17.10: 2. If Re a > 0 then limx e(ai)x = 0 for real, so F cfw_H (x)eax =
0
H (x)eax eix dx =
e(ai)x dx =
e(ai)x a i
0
=
1 . a i
3. If a > 0 then a
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 11
FALL 2008
Section 17.7: 7. Let us rst consider > 0 and then write the solution of the ODE as y = A cos x + B sin x. Then y = A sin x + B cos x the boundary conditions
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 10
FALL 2009
Section 17.7:1. In all sections of this problem the equation is y + y = 0; comparing with the standard Sturm-Liouville form (1.a) we see that p(x) = 1, q (x)
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SOLUTIONS: ASSIGNMENT 9
FALL 2009
Section 17.3: 4 (g) f (x) = | sin x| has period (since sin(x + ) = sin x) so its Fourier series will have the form
FS f = a0 +
n=1
[an cos 2nx + bn sin 2nx].
642:527 METHODS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS FALL 2009 Instructor: Professor Eugene Speer Hill Center 520, 7324452390, Extension 1313 Web: http:/www.math.rutgers.edu/courses/527/527-f08/ Email: [email protected]
642:527 THE HEAT EQUATION IN A DISK Periodic and singular Sturm-Liouville problems
FALL 2009
In these notes we study the two-dimensional heat equation in a disk of radius a: 2 2 u(x, y, t) = u(x, y, t
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FORMULA SHEET FOR FINAL EXAM
FALL 2009
Taylor series (with radii of convergence given): 1 = 1 + x + x2 + = 1x ex = 1 + x + cos x = 1 sin x = x
xn ,
0
|x| < 1 xn , n! |x| < |x| < |x| <
x2 x3
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ASSIGNMENT 6
FALL 2009
CHANGE IN DUE DATE OF THIS ASSIGNMENT: Turn in starred problems Thursday 10/15/2009. Be sure to read the instructions below. Section 7.2: 1; 4 (a), (b)*; 5 (a) (c) (f);
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ASSIGNMENT 4
FALL 2009
Turn in starred problems on Tuesday 09/29/2009. DO NOT TURN IN SOLUTIONS FOR ANY UNSTARRED PROBLEMS. Multiple-page homework must be STAPLED when handed in. Section 5.2:
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ASSIGNMENT 3
FALL 2009
Turn in starred problems (including problem 3.A) on Tuesday 09/22/2009. DO NOT TURN IN SOLUTIONS FOR ANY UNSTARRED PROBLEMS. Multiple-page homework must be STAPLED when