i am trying to solve this ode but can't seem to get any traction:

How would i go about solving this?

Thank you very much!!

MT

(This is a derivitive of a nasty case where: which I still don't know how to solve with the same B.C)

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- Dec 8th 2009, 09:46 AMrobotENGRsecond order ODE with sin term
i am trying to solve this ode but can't seem to get any traction:

How would i go about solving this?

Thank you very much!!

MT

(This is a derivitive of a nasty case where: which I still don't know how to solve with the same B.C) - Dec 8th 2009, 10:08 AMTheEmptySet

The solution involves elliptic integrals

Here is a link to a wiki with derivation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pendulum_(mathematics)