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Differential equations

Differential equations are an extremely useful tool in many areas of science, especially physics, where modelling based on rates of change makes the derivation of mathematical models a lot simpler. The study of differential equations is often regarded as a branch of mathematics in its own right. What is included here barely touches the surface of this vastly important and complex topic.

Here, we will concentrate only on first order equations - i.e. those that involve first derivatives only.


Alexander Frolkin 2001-03-13