# differential equation

Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

## differential equation

n.
An equation that expresses a relationship between functions and their derivatives.

## differential equation

n
(Mathematics) an equation containing differentials or derivatives of a function of one independent variable. A partial differential equation results from a function of more than one variable
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

## differen′tial equa′tion

n.
an equation involving differentials or derivatives.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 differential equation - an equation containing differentials of a functionequation - a mathematical statement that two expressions are equalMaxwell's equations - four differential equations that summarize classical properties of electromagnetic fieldspartial differential equation - a differential equation involving a functions of more than one variableSchrodinger equation, Schrodinger wave equation - the fundamental equation of wave mechanicswave equation - a differential equation that describes the passage of harmonic waves through a medium
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mahomed and Leach [5] indicated that the nth-order (n > 3) linear ordinary differential equation has exactly one of n + 1, n + 2, or n + 4 point symmetries.
The Bessel differential equation was first considered in connexion with the oscillations of a heavy chain [1] and vibrations of a circular membrane [2] and has had since [3] a vast number of applications supported by an extensive theory [4].
(3) In the paper titled "Positive Solutions for Singular Semipositone Fractional Differential Equation Subject to Multipoint Boundary Conditions," the existence results together with multiplicity result of positive solutions of higher-order fractional multipoint boundary value problems were established by considering the integrations of height functions on some special bounded sets.
[7] obtained sufficient conditions for the existence of n-periodic solutions of the below nonlinear differential equation of second order with constant delay
Recently, the author in [21] considered the non-linear scalar Volterra integro- differential equation with delay
Although second-order stochastic delay differential equations have started receiving attention of authors, according to our observation from relevant literature, there is no previous literature available on the stability and boundedness of solutions of second-order nonlinear nonautonomous stochastic differential equation.
If the data f, g, [x.sub.0] are the single-valued and singleton-defined mappings in (15) and (16), then we arrived at the same type of crisp stochastic differential equation. However, in fuzzy case, (15) and (16) are of different type, because fuzzy solutions to fuzzy equations (15) and (16) exhibit different geometric properties.
The concept of nonlinear partial differential equation is not new rather it is centuries old.
The reacting system has been transformed into the system of ordinary differential equation. In this paper, the derived system of ordinary differential equations is unfolding the kinetics of pentaerythritol .Moreover, it has been solved numerically by using non-standard finite difference method and Runge-Kutta method of order 4.In daily life experimental data is not easily derive able.
In this paper, we will implement the new homotopy perturbation method to obtain the approximate solution for the following time-fractional derivative nonlinear partial differential equation.
In this section, we'll show the main theoretical results which rules numerical methods of solving differential equations and differential equation systems.
Lu: Positive solutions for boundary value problem of nonlinear fractional differential equation, J.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close