Re: Re: 4th order DE, NDSolve no solution, why?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg15757] Re: [mg15725] Re: 4th order DE, NDSolve no solution, why?*From*: "Kevin J. McCann" <kevinmccann at home.com>*Date*: Sun, 7 Feb 1999 02:03:42 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Chris, That is the first I have seen. Wonder where I got the idea? I guess I was thinking about eigenvalue problems like y''[x] + y[x] == 0, y[0]==0,y[1]==0 Which NDSolve will do, but it gives y=0 only, not all of the other possibilities. Kevin -----Original Message----- From: Chris Grant <grant at math.byu.edu> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg15757] [mg15725] Re: 4th order DE, NDSolve no solution, why? > >"Kevin J. McCann" writes: > >>Doug, >> >>NDSolve doesn't do two-point boundary value problems. > >The last example on page 886 of _The Mathematica Book_ is a two-point >boundary value problem. Halfway down page 887 there is an example of a >three-point boundary value problem. > >Chris Grant >