Re: Differential Eq.

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• Subject: [mg106513] Re: Differential Eq.
• From: Alois Steindl <Alois.Steindl at tuwien.ac.at>
• Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:17:45 -0500 (EST)
• Organization: Inst. f. Mechanics II, TU Vienna
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```Jamil Ariai <j_ariai at hotmail.com> writes:

> Hi All,
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> Can anybody kindly tell me how I can solve the following differential equation, with (x[0], x'[0]) = (0, 0):
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> x''[t] -x[t] + g[t] = 0,
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> where
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> g[t] = b*v, for x'[t] > v,
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> g[t] = b*(x'[t]-u), for Abs[x'[t]-u] < v, and
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> g[t] = -b*v.
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> Take b = 5, v = 0.2, and u = 0.1. Draw x[t] vs t, and x'[t] vs x[t].
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> Thanks.
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> J. Ariai
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Hello,
that looks much like a homework assignment. Who gets the credits?
What have you tried so far?
Alois

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