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# 5: Eigenvalue problems

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• 5.1: Sturm-Liouville problems
A classical ”’Sturm-Liouville equation”’, is a real second-order linear differential equation. In the simplest of cases all coefficients are continuous on the finite closed interval [a, b], and p(x) has continuous derivative.
• 5.2: Application of Eigenfunction Series
The eigenfunction series can arise even from higher order equations.
• 5.3: Steady Periodic Solutions
• 5.E: Eigenvalue Problems (Exercises)
These are homework exercises to accompany Libl's "Differential Equations for Engineering" Textmap. This is a textbook targeted for a one semester first course on differential equations, aimed at engineering students. Prerequisite for the course is the basic calculus sequence.

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