Chapter 1. Differential and Difference Equations

  1. J. C. Butcher

Published Online: 18 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753767.ch1

Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations, Second Edition

Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Butcher, J. C. (2008) Differential and Difference Equations, in Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753767.ch1

Author Information

  1. The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723357

Online ISBN: 9780470753767

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Keywords:

  • differential and difference equations;
  • ‘initial value problem’;
  • ‘Hamiltonian’ and ‘angular momentum’;
  • two-dimensional orthogonal transformation;
  • chemical kinetics problem;
  • Lotka–Volterra solution;
  • functional differential equation;
  • power of matrices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Differential Equation Problems

  • Differential Equation Theory

  • Further Evolutionary Problems

  • Difference Equation Problems

  • Difference Equation Theory