An integral equation is an equation in which the unknown function appears under the integral sign. There is no universal method for solving integral equations. Solution methods and even the existence of a solution depend on the particular form of the integral equation. (Handbook of Mathematics - ...

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An MCQ for the solution of a non homogegeous Volterra's equation $y(x) = \int _ {0}^{x}(x - s)y(s)ds = \frac{x^3}{6}$

Let $y : [0, \infty) \rightarrow R$ be a twice continuously differentiable and satisfy $$y(x) = \int _ {0}^{x}(x - s)y(s)ds = \frac{x^3}{6}.$$ Then $y(x) = \frac{1}{6}\int_{0}^{x}s^3 sin(x - ...
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Galerkin method for the following integral equation

I have the following integral equation that I want to approximately solve for $u$ $$ u(x)=G(x_0,x)-\int\limits_{\partial D} \left\{ \frac{\partial G(y,x)}{\partial n(y)} +ik\beta(y) G (y,x) ...
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Extremizing the boundary value problem $I[y]=\int_0^1y'^2(x)\,dx+y^2(0)-2y^2(1)$

Extremizing the boundary value problem $$I[y]=\int_0^1y'^2(x)\,dx+y^2(0)-2y^2(1)$$ My Thought: First, we use Euler-Lagrange equation and solving we get , $y(x)=C_1x+C_2$. Then we put it in ...
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The kernel $k(x,y)=\frac{y}{y^2+x^2}$ is a solution of which equation?

The kernel $$k(x,y)=\frac{y}{y^2+x^2}$$is a solution of (A) Heat equation (B) Wave equation (C) Laplace equation (D) Lagrange equation Which are correct ? I tried through ...
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How can I solve the following exercise

Find the critical curves for the following functional : $$J[y(x),z(x)]=\int_{0}^{1}(y'^2+z'^2-xyz'-yz)dx$$ With the conditions : $$K[y(x),z(x)]=\int_{0}^{1}(y'^2-xy'-z'^2)dx=2$$ $$y(1)=z(1)=1$$ ...
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Is there a solution to this integral equation?

Consider the following equation $$ H(y) = \int_{0}^{\infty} G\left(\frac{y-\phi_2(v)}{\phi_1(v)} \right) \exp(-v) ~\mathrm{d}v $$ where $\phi_i$ are well-behaved differentiable functions on the ...
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Integral Identity

A question from a multivariable calculus exam: I have tried lots of methods like integrating the RHS by parts. Any help would be appreciated. Find $w(y)$ such that the identity $$ ...
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Extremizing the following boundary value problem

Consider the functional $$J(y)=y^2(1)+\int_0^1y'^2(x)\,dx$$ with $y(0)=1$ , where $y\in C^2[0,1]$. If $y$ extremizes $J$ then find the value of $y(x)$. I tried through Bolza problem. Firstly ...
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Solve the following Fredholm Integral Equation

Solve the Integral Equation :$$y(x)=\frac{6}{5}(1-4x)+\lambda\int_0^1(x\ln t-t\ln x)y(t)\,dt$$ Let , $$y(x)=\frac{6}{5}(1-4x)+\lambda xC_1-\lambda\ln x C_2$$where, $$C_1=\int_0^1\ln ...
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For what value(/s) of $\lambda$ , solution of the following Integral Equation does not exist?

For what value(/s) of $\lambda$ , solution of the following Integral Equation does not exist ?$$y(x)=1+\lambda\int_0^1(1-3xt)y(t)\,dt$$ Let , $$y(x)=1+\lambda C_1-3\lambda xC_2$$where , ...
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how to deal with this integral equation

I posted this question before in the Physics stack exchange, but it was recommended to post it better here. While reading a paper I saw the following integral equation. $\frac{1}{g} = ...
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Find all solutions to integral equation

Let $f:\mathbb{R^2}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ and $F:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ be given functions such that $\int_\mathbb{R} F(x) dx = 0$. Find all $h:\mathbb{R^2}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$ ...
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Solutions of $u(x)=\int_{\mathbb R^n} |x-y|^p u(y)^{-q} dy$ are bounded away from zero

In one of research papers I am interested in, see this link or this if you cannot access, there is a lemma, Lemma 5.1, saying that if $n\geq 1$, $p,q>0$ and $u$ a non-negative Lebesgue measureable ...
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How can one solve this equation in $Z^2$?!

Ho can one solve the egality $2x+3y=xy$ ? I have to find a value of $x$ in fonction of $y$ so ? I have to add somthing and substrate it I added -2xy then $2x(1+y)-3y(1+x)=0$ Here im suck Can ...
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Evaluation of non-solvable/solvable x(?)

Here goes the question Assuming "x" is a real number,such that the equation is given $(x+\frac {1} {x})^2=3$,to evaluate $x^3+\frac {1} {x^3}$ And here goes my working,taking 2+ hours,only to ...
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Uniqueness of homogeneous Fredholm equation of the first kind

Suppose $K(x,t)$ is known and $$ \int f(x)K(x,t)dx=0 $$ Are there some known sufficient and \ or necessary conditions on $K(x,t)$ such that the only solution is $f(x)=0$ a.s.? ($f$ can be in a space ...
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Solve integral (convolution) equation

Given a function: $u(t) = \exp\left( -\frac{At^2}{1+t}\right),$ $A>0, t>0,$ and an equation: $\frac{d u(t)}{dt} = \int^{t}_0 \phi(t-\tau) u(\tau) d \tau .$ How to find a closed expression for ...
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Solution of Abel type integral equation

I would like to know when (for what functions $f$) and how I can find integrable solution of equation \begin{align} f(x)=\int_x^{\infty}\frac{u(y)}{\sqrt{y-x}} \ dy, \end{align} where $u$ is unknown ...
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How to numerically solve an integral equation with a Cauchy principle kernel?

Consider such a Fredholm equation of $f(x)$: $$ f(x) = g(x) + \lim_{\epsilon \rightarrow 0^+ }\int_{-\infty}^{+\infty} \frac{d y V(x-y)}{a^2+ i \epsilon - y^2} f(y) .$$ Here $V(y)$ is a nice ...
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Find continuous $f$ with period $1$ such that $f(x) =\int_0^1 f(x-t)f(t) dt$

The problem is to find all $f : \mathbb{R} \to \mathbb{C}$ that is continuous and has a period of $1$ (not necessarily smallest period) such that the following equality holds: $$f(x) = \int_0^1 ...
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numerical analysis of partial integro-differential equation

I have to numerically solve a nonlinear partial integro-differential equation. This is my equation, $$\frac{\partial y(x,t)}{\partial t}=\int_{-\infty}^\infty K_0(|x-u|) \frac{\partial^2 ...
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Homogeneous Fredholm Integral Equation

I'm having problem obtaining the solution of the homogeneous Fredholm Integral Equation of the 2nd kind, with separable kernel. I always get a zero if I use the normal method i was taught for the ...
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Fredholm integral equations

I'm having problem obtaining the solution of the homogeneous Fredholm integral equation of the 2nd kind with a separable kernel. I always get a zero if I use the normal method I was taught for the non ...
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Association of PDE's with Integral Equations?

We know the following associations : Volterra Integral Equations $\leftrightarrow$ Initial Value Problems Fredholm Integral Equations $\leftrightarrow$ Boundary Value Problems My questions are : ...
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Solution of a partial integro-differential equation

I want to find a solution for the following equation $$ \partial_y u(x,y) + \partial_x u(x,y) + \int_{0}^{x} r(x-x') u(x',y) dx' $$ $$ u(x,0)=0 \quad u(0,y)=\delta(y) $$ in $(x,y) \in ...
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How can I solve the following exercise

How can I solve the following exercise $$φ_1(x)=e^x-\int_{0}^{x}φ_1(t)dt+4\int_{0}^{x}e^{x-t}φ_2(t)dt$$ $$φ_2(x)=1-\int_{0}^{x}e^{-x+t}φ_1(t)dt+\int_{0}^{x}φ_2(t)dt$$
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Numerical solution of the Volterra equation with an exponential factor

Given : $$u(x)=x+2 \int_0^x e^{x-t}u(t)dt$$ Solve the Volterra Equation numerically using Trapezoidal Rule in $(0,5)$ choosing $n=8$ and compare with the exact values. The Exact Solution I ...
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Solution of non-linear Fredholm(Hammerstein) equation with non-degenerate kernel and reciprocal non-linearity

I have asked this question but got no response. I rephrase it so that anyone who knows operator theory and integral equations would help me out.....I faced a problem in physics which is a non-linear ...
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Can my wrong derivation of the Gamma function be fixed?

I found the following simple but wrong derivation of the Gamma function: We start from the definition of the exponential function $$ e^x = \sum_{k=0}^{\infty}\frac{x^k}{k!} \\ \Rightarrow 1 = ...
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Show that $\int_0^1 \phi^2(x)dx$ does not exist where $\phi(x)=x^{x-1}$

iI am currently studying integral equations from the book "Integral Equations" by Harry Hochstadt. In its second exercise (page $42$) it is asked to (Q.No $2$) show that $\displaystyle \int_0^1 ...
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Differential equation involving composition

I've been studying Euler's method to approximate a solution to a differential equation in an algorithm class. I faced a weird differential equation in a mathematics exercise, and I wanted to know if ...
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Solving the following Volterra Integral Equation?

How do I solve the following Volterra, non-homogeneous, $1st$ kind Integral Equation : $$ \dfrac{x^2}{2}=\int_0^x (1-x^2+t^2)u(t) dt$$ I know I cannot apply Laplace Transform because the kernel is ...
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How to solve $\int_{x}^{x+a} f_X(u) du=e^{-2\lambda_1 x} \int_{x-a}^{x} f_X(u) du$

How to solve equation of the type \begin{align*} \int_{x}^{x+a} f(u) du=e^{-\lambda x} \int_{x-a}^{x} f(u) du \end{align*} we want to solve for $f(x)$ where $\lambda,a$ are some constants. Things I ...
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Check whether the extremal has weak minima or weak maxima

The functional $$\int_0^1(y'^2 + x^3)dx,$$ given $y(1)=1,$ achieves its weak maximum on all its extremals weak minimum on all its extremals weak maximum on some, but not on all of its extremals weak ...
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Fredholm Integral Equations - Sturm-Lioville & Green Function Theory?

In an ODE's book one is given a 2nd order ode boundary value problem like $$y'' + A(x)y' + B(x)y = f(x), y(a) = y_a, y(b) = y_b$$ and might be told to analyze it with a Green function or via ...
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integral equation into differential equation

I have the equation $$ E = \alpha \iint_S E dS $$ and I need to find a solution for E. My first instinct is to re-arrange it into a second order differential equation, but because $dS$ is an area, ...
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Solving an equation by Laplace transform

Consider the following equation: $$ y^{\prime\prime}(x) +x = \int _0 ^x (x-u)y(u)du \qquad y(0)=0 \quad y^{\prime}(0)=1$$ I solved it by Laplace transform and got $-\sinh x$ as a solution. It is ...
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Fredholm integral equation [closed]

How can I solve the following fredholm integral equation $$ψ(x)=x+λ\int_{0}^{2π}|x-t|ψ(t)dt$$ The kernel contains absolute value
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Solve integral(convolution) equation

I have been trying to find a solution to the following convolution equation: \begin{align*} e^{-ax^2/2}*\ln \left(f(x)*e^{-ax^2/2}\right)+e^{-bx^2/2}*\ln \left(f(x)*e^{-bx^2/2}\right)=cx^2 ...
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Voltera equation

Consider the Voltera integral equation: $$ψ(x)=e^{-x}\cos(x)-\int_{0}^{x}e^{-(x-t)}\cos(x)ψ(t)dt$$ How can I solve this equation by converting it to a differential equation? The solution is ...
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Integral $\int_\tau^\infty e^{\frac{-g_m}{\bar\gamma_m}}\frac{dg_m}{1+Pg_m}$ [closed]

$$I=\int_\tau^\infty e^{\frac{-g_m}{\bar\gamma_m}}\frac{dg_m}{1+Pg_m}$$ As you know exponential integral define in [0 inf], but I want to calculate it in [thu inf]. I'm really appreciating everyone ...
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Solution to Fredholm equation of the second type with symmetric Gaussian kernal

Is something known about the solution to Fredholm equations of the 2nd type of the following form: $\displaystyle f(x) = g(x) + \int_{-k}^k f(y) h(x-y) dy$ where $f: [-k, k] \to \mathbb{R}$, $g(x)$ ...
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solution of a volterra equation

I have to find solution of followong volterra equation $y(x)= x - \int_{0}^{x}(x-t) y(t) dt$ with $y(0) = 0$. My attempt: I differentiated the above and got $y^\prime = 1 - \int_{0}^{x} y(t) dt ...
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Eigenvalue problem in functional analysis?

How can I find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of \begin{align} Ay(p):=\int_{0}^{\infty} k^2 \cos(pk)y(k)dk \end{align} $A$ is a Hilbert-Schmidt operator. Well actually, i came across this in ...
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How we can show integral equation has a unique solution and how we can solve it?

My question is on the title, e.g. how we can show that this integral equation has a unique solution and how we can estimate what the approximate answer near $0.1$ can be? $$ x(t) + 0.1 \int_0^1 ...
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Existance of solution to integral Fredholm equation

I am a bit confused with the existence/non existence of a solution to the following equation: $$\int_{-T}^{T} R(t,\tau) x(\tau) d\tau = y(t), \forall t\in [-T,T]$$ where $y(t)=C$ (a constant ...
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Integral Equation and Fourier Analysis

I am trying to solve the following equation \begin{align*} F(\omega) G(\omega)= 2 \pi \delta(\omega)-2\pi \delta^{(2)}(\omega) \end{align*} where $F(\omega)$ and $G(\omega)$ are Fourier transforms ...
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Solving $ y(x)-2-\int_0^x e^{y(t)-t} \, dt = 0 $

So, I'm trying to solve the following differential equation methodically: $$ y(x)-2-\int_0^x e^{y(t)-t} \, dt = 0 $$ I rearranged the equation a bit and differentiated both sides and got: $$ e^x ...
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Properties of solutions of system of integral equation.

Assume $g:[0,\infty) \to \mathbb R$ to be continuous and $$\int_{0}^{\infty} s|g(s)| \,\mathbb ds< \infty .$$ I want to find $\alpha>0$ such that the system of integral equations ...
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Uniqueness of a positive solution to an integral equation

This is a followup to another question I asked recently. This is a slight modification to that question. In the fluid mechanics of pipe flow, it is sometimes stated that the velocity profile $u(r)$ ...