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Applications of Differential Equations

A Suspended Wire

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Your Mathematica session should have gone something like this:

ansol1 = ansol[[1, 1, 2]]

-80. + 80. Cosh[0.0125 x]

Finally, let's make a graph of this solution on the interval -5≤ x ≤ 5. Issue the following command:

Plot[ansol1, {x, -5, 5}]

Let's now go and see what you should have gotten...

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ODE Laboratories: A Sabbatical Project by Christopher A. Barker

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