By Qingkai Kong
This article is a rigorous therapy of the elemental qualitative concept of standard differential equations, at first graduate point. Designed as a versatile one-semester direction yet providing adequate fabric for 2 semesters, a brief direction covers middle themes comparable to preliminary price difficulties, linear differential equations, Lyapunov balance, dynamical platforms and the Poincaré—Bendixson theorem, and bifurcation conception, and second-order themes together with oscillation conception, boundary price difficulties, and Sturm—Liouville difficulties. The presentation is apparent and easy-to-understand, with figures and copious examples illustrating the that means of and motivation in the back of definitions, hypotheses, and basic theorems. A thoughtfully conceived choice of routines including solutions and tricks make stronger the reader's figuring out of the fabric. necessities are restricted to complicated calculus and the user-friendly idea of differential equations and linear algebra, making the textual content compatible for senior undergraduates besides.
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4. Examples Example 6. Let us find the solution of the equation (x - ;)t(x -;) = g(x). (20) The homogeneous equation (21) clearly has the solution 8(x -;), because J~(x -;)8(x -;)~(x)dx = O. Thegeneralized particular solution is g(X)Pf(x~;) , (22) as can be readily verified. Accordingly, the solution of equation (20) is t(x -;) = 8(x -;) + g(x)Pf (_1_) . x-; (23) This solution was first derived by Dirac and is very useful in transport theory. Example 7. Single-layer distribution. Let us discuss a distribution in Rn that is zero outside a hypersurface S and that is not the zero distribution.
To prove its continuity we appeal to relation (9) and find that (p (~) ,4J) = i: 1fr(x)dx ~ 2A max 11fr(x)l, -A ~ x ~ A, by the mean value theorem. Thus P(1/x) is a distribution. This distribution is also called apseudofunction; we shall write it as Pf(1/x) in the sequel. Many more pseudofunctions are defined and analyzed in Chapter 4. Example 5. From Example 4 it follows that the functions 15±(x) = . '12 15 (x) 1= (1/2m)Pf(1/x) (10) are also singular distributions on D and are called the Heisenberg distributions.
10. (a). Consider the function x E Rn , and prove that an H(x) = 8(x). aXlaX2'" aXn (b). Show that the fundamental solution of the differential operator Vk = ox k I a1kl 1 ••• axkn ' in Rn is E(x) = ( XI ) k-I ()k-I + ... ]n (c). Show that the function E(Xl, X2) = x 1H(XI)H(x2)e X2 is the fundamental solution of the operator 11. 8). 12. L8(m-n) (x) (m-n)! ' (b) Deduce that 13. 8(n) = __ 1_ 8(n+l) x n+l + c8 m
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