good morning every one

i had this Differential Equation in a physic problem and i need it solution so it would be great if you could help the Equation is

y'=a+cos(y)*x

where - a - is a constant

and thank you for your time

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- Feb 25th 2014, 11:24 PMabdelwadoudhelp with a Differential Equations
good morning every one

i had this Differential Equation in a physic problem and i need it solution so it would be great if you could help the Equation is

y'=a+cos(y)*x

where - a - is a constant

and thank you for your time - Feb 26th 2014, 01:05 AMromsekRe: help with a Differential Equations
There's no closed for solution that Mathematica could find.

I looked at numerical solutions for a in the range of -5 to 5, with initial values of -1, -0.5, 0, 0.5, 1

The solution is pretty dependent upon the value of a.

Not so much on the initial value of y(t).

In general the solutions overshoot a final value and then settle back to it but without ringing. That final value depends on a. - Feb 26th 2014, 03:33 AMabdelwadoudRe: help with a Differential Equations
thanks man

but

a = 10

and y is a function of x , y(x) - Feb 26th 2014, 05:13 AMromsekRe: help with a Differential Equations
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a graph of the solution with a=10, y(0)=0 - Feb 26th 2014, 06:44 AMabdelwadoudRe: help with a Differential Equations
i appreciate that man thank you