Chapter 10. Differential Equations

  1. Charles K. Erdey Formerly Adjunct Professor

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch10

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

How to Cite

Erdey, C. K. (2006) Differential Equations, in Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch10

Author Information

  1. Northern Arizona University, California State University Long Beach, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470048436

Online ISBN: 9780470168042



  • differential equations;
  • exact equations;
  • integrating factor;
  • second-order linear equations;
  • homogeneous differential equation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Concepts

  • First-Order Differential Equations

  • Separation of Variables

  • Exact Equations

  • Integrating Factor

  • Second-Order Linear Equations

  • Homogeneous Differential Equations

  • Characteristic Equation