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Re: NDSolve with NIntegrate where Integral is a function of x



On Thu, 19 Jul 2012, Nikthecrab wrote:

> I am trying to solve a differential equation using NDSolve . It is of the form:
>
> NDSolve[{y'[x]=f(x)*Integrate[g(x,t),{t,0,infinity}],y[0]=0.04},y[x],{x,0,10}]
>
> here f is a function of x and g is a function of x and a dummy variable t for integration.
> The integral cannot be solved directly in terms of x.So I tried using NIntegrate.But NIntegrate requires x to be a number while NDSolve clearly has to vary x from 0 to 10. Can anyone suggest a suitable solution to this problem?
>
>

Hi,

Unfortunately, your code is not valid so here is an only an idea. Make the 
NIntegrate a function with a NumericQ pattern like so:

myFun[x_?NumericQ]:=NIntegrate[...]

Oliver





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