8y' - 5y = e^((-pi*t)/2), y(0) = a

Let a0 be the value of a for which the transition from one type of behavior to another occurs. The critical value of a0 exactly.

I find that y = (1/8)(e^(-pi/2)) + ce^(-5/8t). I'm lose after that.

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- Jan 25th 2009, 08:30 AMlord12diff eq help
8y' - 5y = e^((-pi*t)/2), y(0) = a

Let a0 be the value of a for which the transition from one type of behavior to another occurs. The critical value of a0 exactly.

I find that y = (1/8)(e^(-pi/2)) + ce^(-5/8t). I'm lose after that. - Jan 25th 2009, 01:16 PMmr fantastic