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  • Subject: [mg57001] dsolve?
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 02:32:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Dear Mathematica Gurus:

In trying to find the area under a curve for polytropic compression of
an ideal gas, I have run into a problem with DSolve. I have two
workarounds, which are listed below, but I want to use DSolve. Any

Problem Code:
"For some branches of the general solution, the given boundary conditions lead \
to an empty solution."

Workaround 1:

Workaround 2:

Thank you for your valuable time,
Chris Chiasson
1 (810) 265-3161

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