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Solutions for Chapter 10.7: The Wave Equation: Vibrations of an Elastic String

Full solutions for Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems | 9th Edition

ISBN: 9780470383346

Solutions for Chapter 10.7: The Wave Equation: Vibrations of an Elastic String

Solutions for Chapter 10.7
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Textbook: Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems
Edition: 9
Author: Boyce, Richard C. DiPrima
ISBN: 9780470383346

Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780470383346. Since 24 problems in chapter 10.7: The Wave Equation: Vibrations of an Elastic String have been answered, more than 13829 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, edition: 9. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 10.7: The Wave Equation: Vibrations of an Elastic String includes 24 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Math Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Adjacency matrix of a graph.

    Square matrix with aij = 1 when there is an edge from node i to node j; otherwise aij = O. A = AT when edges go both ways (undirected). Adjacency matrix of a graph. Square matrix with aij = 1 when there is an edge from node i to node j; otherwise aij = O. A = AT when edges go both ways (undirected).

  • Cholesky factorization

    A = CTC = (L.J]))(L.J]))T for positive definite A.

  • Column space C (A) =

    space of all combinations of the columns of A.

  • Diagonalizable matrix A.

    Must have n independent eigenvectors (in the columns of S; automatic with n different eigenvalues). Then S-I AS = A = eigenvalue matrix.

  • Factorization

    A = L U. If elimination takes A to U without row exchanges, then the lower triangular L with multipliers eij (and eii = 1) brings U back to A.

  • Hankel matrix H.

    Constant along each antidiagonal; hij depends on i + j.

  • Inverse matrix A-I.

    Square matrix with A-I A = I and AA-l = I. No inverse if det A = 0 and rank(A) < n and Ax = 0 for a nonzero vector x. The inverses of AB and AT are B-1 A-I and (A-I)T. Cofactor formula (A-l)ij = Cji! detA.

  • Kronecker product (tensor product) A ® B.

    Blocks aij B, eigenvalues Ap(A)Aq(B).

  • Linear combination cv + d w or L C jV j.

    Vector addition and scalar multiplication.

  • Lucas numbers

    Ln = 2,J, 3, 4, ... satisfy Ln = L n- l +Ln- 2 = A1 +A~, with AI, A2 = (1 ± -/5)/2 from the Fibonacci matrix U~]' Compare Lo = 2 with Fo = O.

  • Markov matrix M.

    All mij > 0 and each column sum is 1. Largest eigenvalue A = 1. If mij > 0, the columns of Mk approach the steady state eigenvector M s = s > O.

  • Orthogonal matrix Q.

    Square matrix with orthonormal columns, so QT = Q-l. Preserves length and angles, IIQxll = IIxll and (QX)T(Qy) = xTy. AlllAI = 1, with orthogonal eigenvectors. Examples: Rotation, reflection, permutation.

  • Partial pivoting.

    In each column, choose the largest available pivot to control roundoff; all multipliers have leij I < 1. See condition number.

  • Pascal matrix

    Ps = pascal(n) = the symmetric matrix with binomial entries (i1~;2). Ps = PL Pu all contain Pascal's triangle with det = 1 (see Pascal in the index).

  • Pseudoinverse A+ (Moore-Penrose inverse).

    The n by m matrix that "inverts" A from column space back to row space, with N(A+) = N(AT). A+ A and AA+ are the projection matrices onto the row space and column space. Rank(A +) = rank(A).

  • Special solutions to As = O.

    One free variable is Si = 1, other free variables = o.

  • Stiffness matrix

    If x gives the movements of the nodes, K x gives the internal forces. K = ATe A where C has spring constants from Hooke's Law and Ax = stretching.

  • Sum V + W of subs paces.

    Space of all (v in V) + (w in W). Direct sum: V n W = to}.

  • Trace of A

    = sum of diagonal entries = sum of eigenvalues of A. Tr AB = Tr BA.

  • Transpose matrix AT.

    Entries AL = Ajj. AT is n by In, AT A is square, symmetric, positive semidefinite. The transposes of AB and A-I are BT AT and (AT)-I.

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