
Here we add a driving force to the oscillator and consider how the standard form of the equation is modified. We look at the amplification factor and see what happens under resonant conditions.
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July 10th, 2020


We extend the ideas from the first part of the lecture to oscillators which include damping effects. Writing the governing equation in a standard form and looking at the meaning of the damping…
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Here we look at how the the same (or a very similar) differential equation applies to several different engineering problems. We consider cantilevers, pendulums and a floating buoy.
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July 10th, 2020


Here we look at some more general oscillators and their phase portraits and consider how plotting vector plots can be useful for understanding autonomous systems.
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July 7th, 2020


How do understand the behaviour of the oscillator, why is plotting velocity against displacement useful? What are stationary points and limit cycles?
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A look at the behaviour of the van der pol oscillator and its solution using the RungeKutta integrator
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In the last part of the lecture we look at real numerical methods that can be used for real engineering problems. Looking briefly at RungeKutta methods and an application modelling methaneair…
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July 1st, 2020


In this part of the lecture we look at how statespace models can be used to solve higher order differential equations using the method for systems of equations.
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July 1st, 2020


In this lecture we look at how the numerical methods can be extended to deal with systems of equations.
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When an analytical solution cannot be found, we can use a numerical method to find an approximate solution. In this lecture we look at Euler's method and explore how it can be used to solver…
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July 1st, 2020


What happens when the method in the first part of the lecture fails. We look at why and find a way of dealing with the problem.
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June 29th, 2020


In the second part of this lecture we look at how equations with a complicated right hand side is handled.
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June 29th, 2020


In this lecture we extend the ideas in lecture 2 to allow us to solve inhomogeneous equations.
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In the last part of this lecture we look at a manspring damper system (without a driving force) and show how we can solve it using the methods outlined in the first two parts of the lecture. We…
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June 25th, 2020


In the second part of this lecture we look at a the use of boundary conditions expressed as both initial value and boundary value problems to find the unknown coefficients in the general solution and…
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June 25th, 2020


In this lecture we look at a general method for solving homogeneous, linear, differential equations.
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