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Re: Multiple Shooting Method

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  • Subject: [mg95523] Re: Multiple Shooting Method
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 06:57:41 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gl1btl$9fq$> <gl1ol2$dpn$> <gl49vd$ga0$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at


the algorithm compute the intermediate values and you just need
a estimate, may be from a first run of the initial value solver
over the full interval.


SK wrote:
> On Jan 19, 6:37 am, Jens-Peer Kuska <ku... at>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> ??
>> Regards
>>    Jens
> I have seen the wiki on the direct multiple shooting method but it
> requires guessing the intermediate values between the boundary points
> which I cant do. An example of this in Mathematica would help greatly.
>> SK wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> My linear forward shooting method does work but my system of equations
>>> is highly nonlinear and it does not converge on the right boundary
>>> condition for certain parameters.
>>> I suspect that if I use a multiple shooting algorithm it will
>>> alleviate this problem. I cant find an algorithm or mathematica
>>> example for this method. Can someone outline the basic algorithm for
>>> me?
>>> Thanks
>>> S

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