ODE's

*To*: MATHGROUP at yoda.physics.unc.edu*Subject*: ODE's*From*: Mathematica Account <mma at mathematics.edinburgh.ac.uk>*Date*: Tue, 8 Dec 92 11:51:24 GMT

Can anyone see why the following set of two second order d.e.'s with constant coefficients fails (after a substantial amount of computation)? DSolve[{6 x''[t]+n^2 (4 x[t]-2y[t])==0,6y''[t]+n^2(-3 x[t]+3 y[t])==0,x[0]==0,x'[0]==0,y[0]==0,y'[0]==p/(3 m)},{x[t],y[t]},t] Yours, Douglas D.C. Heggie, University of Edinburgh, Dept. of Maths. & Stats., King's Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ, U.K. Tel. (031-)650 5035 Fax (031-)650 6553 Room 6222, JCMB