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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Integral equation $f(x) - \int_0^x f(t)dt = 0$

I'd like to know the solution (if solvable) to the following integral equation $$f(x) - \int_0^x f(t)dt = 0$$ Also I'd like to know what is the required mathematical background to be able to find a ...
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How to solve the integral equation?

How to solve the integral equation $$ \int_{-20}^{x} \left| \left| \left| \left| \left| \left| \left| \left| t \right| -1 \right| -1 \right| -1 \right| -1 \right| -1 \right| -1 \right| -1 ...
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Holder regularity for the heat potentials

First I apologize for my bad English and for any error: this is my first question. I need some regularity results for the simple and double layer heat potentials. If $\Gamma(t,x)$ is the fundamental ...
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About an integral equation

I would like to obtain $g$ by solving the following integral equation $$ \int_s^T R(u) dg(u) + f(s,T)\int_s^T g(u)du =0$$ where $f,R:\mathbb R _+ ^*\rightarrow \mathbb R _+ $and $g: \mathbb R _+ ...
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Solving an integral equation using the Fourier transform

I have to solve the equation $\int_0^{\infty} f(x) \cos{(\alpha x)}\, dx=\frac{\sin{\alpha }}{\alpha}$ Using fourier transform. I know this is half of the usual fourier cosine transform, and so ...
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$A$ is a symmetric operator ? Please criticize my proof.

Let $A:L^2([0,1])\to L^2([0,1])$ given by $$ Af(t)=\int_0^1K(s,t)f(s)ds, $$ where $K$ is a mensurable square integrable operator, i.e $\int_0^1\int_0^1|K(s,t)|^2\,dsdt<\infty$. $A$ is acompact ...
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Solving an integral (or series) equations system

Peace be upon you, In the question A late-diverging "approximating solution" for a system of functional equations, I have asked for an approximating solution for a system of functional ...
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Rayleigh-Ritz method to solve the P.D.E.

How we take an approximate solution from boundary conditions to find the solution of a partial differential equation by Rayleigh-Ritz method?
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Prove a certain integral expression of Bessel type for the Bessel function of the first kind

I know that $$ \frac{1}{2\pi}\int_0^{2\pi}e^{i\,z\,\cos\theta}d\theta=J_0(z) $$ where $J_n(z)$ denotes the Bessel function of the first kind of integral order. My question is - how do I show that ...
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Does the system of equations always have a nontrivial solution?

$f:[0,1]^2\to R_+$ is a continuous conditional density function. For $g,h\in C$ on $\{(x,y)\in [0,1]^2|x\geq y\}$, the system of equations is given by$$ \frac{\partial g}{\partial x}\leq ...
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$\text{Im} \lbrace\iint_{-\infty}^{\infty}f(x,y)g^\ast(x)g(y)\,dx\,dy \rbrace=0 \Rightarrow f(x,y)=a(x)\delta(y-x)$?

Suppose $f(z_1,z_2):\mathbb{R}^2\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$, $g(z):\mathbb{R}\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$, $a(z):\mathbb{R}\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$. Suppose also that $$\text{Im} \left ...
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Existence and uniqueness of an integral equation

Does this equation $$f(u)=1+\frac{1}{\pi}\int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \frac{1}{(u-v)^2+1}f(v)dv$$ has a bounded continuous solution? Is this solution unique? Here $f$ is defined over $\mathbb{R}$ and ...
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What is this form of integral equation called and what are the classes of solutions?

This is probably a quick one for someone familiar with integral equations: I have an equation of the form $\int_{a}^{b}du \, g(u,v) \, f(u)=c$ with $a$, $b$, and $c$ constant; and $f(u)$ a known ...
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uniqueness of solution for a type of integral equations

I have an integral equation that goes $f(x)=G(\int k(x,y)f(y)dy)$ where $x$ and $y$ are real numbers, $k(x,y)>0$, $G(\cdot)\in [0,1], G'(\cdot )<0$ I'm wondering can we say anything about ...
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A question about $f(x)\equiv 0$

If $f(x) \in C(-\infty+\infty)$, $\;g(x)=f(x) \int_0^x f(t)\,dt\,$ and $\;g(x)$ is monotone-decreasing in $(-\infty,+\infty),$ Prove:$f(x)\equiv 0$. It is easy to get $g(0)=0$,and I'm thinking about ...
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Given $f(x)=x+\int_{0}^1 t(t+x)f(t) dt $ , what is $f(0) $? [closed]

Let $f:\mathbb R \to \mathbb R$ be such that $f(x)=x+\int_{0}^1 t(t+x)f(t) dt $ , then how do we find $f(0) $ ?
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Is it possible to solve this set of equations?

Let's have system of equations: $$ \tag 1 [\nabla \times \mathbf E ] = -\frac{\partial \mathbf B}{\partial t} , $$ $$ \tag 2 [\nabla \times \mathbf B] = \sigma \mathbf E + A(\mu \mathbf K + C \mathbf ...
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Existence and uniqueness of Volterra integral equations of the first kind with vanished kernel

$$ \int_0^t k(s,t)f(s)ds=g(t) $$ To prove the existence and uniqueness of solutions of Volterra integral equation(VIE) of the first kind, we usually differentiate it and convert to the VIE of the ...
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Finding function $f(x)$

How do we find the function(s) $f(x)$ given that $$f(x)=\int_{0}^{x} te^tf(x-t) \ \mathrm{d}t$$ My Try : I first used the property $\int_{0}^{a}g(x) \ \mathrm{d}x=\int_{0}^{a}g(a-x) \ \mathrm{d}x$ ...
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I need a general solution of the following PDE:

$$\frac{\partial}{\partial t} F(t, x) = xF(t,g(tx)), F(0,x)=1=F(t,0) $$ where $g(x)$ is given. In fact, I need the case $g(x)=x.$ This PDE comes from an integral equation $$ F(t,x)=1+x \int_0^t F(s, ...
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Is it possible to find a solution to this integral equation?

I have an integral equation of the following form: $y(t)=\lambda x(t) + x(t)\int_{-\infty}^{\infty}K(t,s)x(s)ds$ I haven't been able to find any discussion online of integral equations with the ...
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Uniform convergence of matrix integral sequence

I was given recursively defined: $$ M_k(t)=I+\int_{t_0}^tA(s)M_{k-1}(s)~ds $$ and $M_0=I$ and that $A(t)$ is a matrix with entries that are continuous functions on $t_0\leq t\leq t_1$. By induction ...
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Solution to non-linear OIDE

How do I go about solving this equation? $\frac{\partial F(r,y)}{\partial r} = Q(r,y) - P(r,y) F(r,y) - R(r,y)F(r,y)\int_0^\infty dy'S(r,y') F(r,y')$ with the initial condition that $F(r=0,y) = 0 \ ...
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if $f(x)-a\int_x^{x+1}f(t)~dt$ is constant, then $f(x)$ is constant or $f(x)=Ae^{bx}+B$

Question: let $a\in(0,1)$, and such $f(x)\geq0$, $x\in R$ is continuous on $R$, if $$f(x)-a\int_x^{x+1}f(t)dt,\forall x\in R $$ is constant, show that $f(x)$ is constant; or ...
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How to find the solution of integer equation group

I have the following problem: to find the general item of the following equation: let $a_1=b_1=1$, $$a_{n+1}=6a_n+2b_n, b_{n+1}=3a_n+2b_n$$ for any $n\geq 1$, find $a_n=?, b_n=?$
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finding solution to a partial integro differential equation

I want to find a function (or a set of functions) such that $u(x,t)$ satisfies the following partial integro-differential equation with singular kernel \begin{eqnarray} &&u_x(0,t) = \int_0^t ...
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How to solve $xy=2\int_1^xy(t)dt+5$?

Could you please give me some hint how to solve this equation: $xy=2\int_1^xy(t)dt+5$. It is not known whether $y(x)$ is continuous or not, so I could not use Fundamental Theorem of Calculus for ...
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FM signals and non-trivial solutions to a homogeneous Fredholm integral equation of the first kind

I am looking for any non-trivial solution to the following integral equation. That is, find any function $q(\theta)\neq 0$ which satisfies the following equation: $$\int_0^a ...
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Volterra equation for a Bessel type IVP that appears in inverse scattering

I have the following i.v.p. (Colton Kress-Inverse acoustic and electromagnetic scattering theory, Springer) $$y''(r)+(k^2n(r)-\frac{l(l+1)}{r^2})y(r)=0$$ $$y(0)=0, y'(0)=1$$ using the Liouville ...
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Integral equation involving magnitude/modulus squared

I wish to solve the following integral equation that has popped up in my studies of focused light. If you notice, it looks almost like a homogenous Fredholm integral equation of the first kind. ...
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Define all functions using the main statement

Define all functions that are continious and fullfill the equation $$ f(x) = -1 + \int_0^{x^2} \frac{(f(\sqrt{t})^2 \sin t}{\cos^2t} dt$$ I'm completely lost on this one. I think that you should ...
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Existence of integral equation solution

I am trying to prove a differentiable solution in some open interval about the origin for the equation: $$u(x) + u(x)^2 + \int_0^x (1+\cos(x+u(y))) dy = 0$$ I have been trying to prove it as a ...
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Power series solution to integral equation

Hi guys i'm reading a paper in which the authors have two coupled integral equation for the function $f(x)$ and $g(x)$, in order to solve this problem they employ a power series expansion of these ...
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Power series function expansion as solution for integral equation

I'm facing an integral equation whose unknown is a function $f(x)$: The equation is of the kind: $$ K = \int_{-l}^{l} G(x,s)f(s)ds $$ So it's a Fredholm integral equation that is rewritten in this ...
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Solution for a Fredholm integral equation

I have an integral equation: $\int_0^T( t^\alpha + s^\alpha -|t-s|^\alpha) \phi(s)ds=\lambda\phi(t)$ for $\alpha\in(0,2)$. I think this is a Fredholm equation but I am not sure how to solve it. ...
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Verification of Fourier transformation of Io-sinh function

I try to match, but it could not match $I_o-\sinh$ Practical Fourier Transform pair developed by Ben Logan, transform pair also published in The Practical Application of the Fourier Integral ...
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Setting up Kernel to Numerically Solve Fredholm Equation of Second Kind

I am looking to confirm if what I am doing is the proper procedure. I writing a program to discretely solve a Homogeneous Fredholm Equation of Second Kind that is set up as follows: $ \int ...
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Non-linear Hammerstein integral equation

I came across a problem that looks like a non-linear Hammerstein equation: $$ \displaystyle y(t)= v(t)+\int_{0}^{\infty} \frac{e^{\iota ts}}{y(s)}\mathrm{d}s $$ I tried solving it by collocation ...
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Integral equation solution (Fredholm, second type)

There is an equation $$ w(x) = g(x)+\int\limits_0^M w(y)f(x-y)\,dy $$ where $f\geq 0$, $f\in C^\infty(\mathbb R\setminus\{c\})$ for some point $c$ and $\int\limits_{-\infty}^\infty f(t)\,dt\leq 1$. ...
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A Matrix Integral Equation

We have an integral equation on matrix. ${\Im(t)}=\Im(0)+\int_{0}^{t} \Im(s)[K(s)]_{ \times }ds \tag 1$ $[\hspace{.2cm} ]_{\times}$ is skew symmetric matrix with diagonals zero and is non ...
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Understanding solution to first-order differential equation written in integral form, $y(x)=\int_0^xy(t)dt + x + 1$

I have a differential equation and I'm trying to understand the solution printed in the back of the book. I will specify what part I'm struggling to understand: Problem statement: Solve the following ...
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Solution sets/ existence and uniqueness of solutions to $Ku-\lambda u=\int^1_0 \frac{x^2}{1+y^3}u(y)dy-\lambda u(x)=f(x)$

Given $$ Ku-\lambda u=\int^1_0 \frac{x^2}{1+y^3}u(y)dy-\lambda u(x)=f(x) $$ A) For what values of $\lambda$ does there exist a unique solution for all $f\in L^2(0,1)$? B) Find the solution set ...
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Condition of existence and uniqueness of solution for abel integral equation

It is well known that Abel integral equation has a unique continuous solution. For example, $$ f(t)=\int_0^t\frac{g(s)}{(s-t)^{\alpha}}ds , 0<\alpha<1 $$ where $f(t)$ is known. Specifically, ...
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How to solve partial integro-differential equation?

Suppose the following partial integro-differential equation for a function $u(x,t)$ with $t\geq0$, $x \in [0,L]$: $\partial_t u = \partial_{xx} u + f(u,\lambda)$ $\lambda = B\left(u_0 - \int_{x=0}^L ...
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Spectrum of $Tu=\int^1_0 (x+y)u(y)dy$

Given the operator $$Tu(x)=\int^1_0 (x+y)u(y)dy$$ on $L^2(0,1)$, find the spectrum of $T$. For all eigenvalues, find their multiplicities and the eigenfunctions. The kernel is Hilbert Schmidt ...
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An integral equation of second type.

Let $A,B$ be real numbers smaller in absolute value than $1000$. Consider the integral equation $$ f ( x ) = A + B\int_1 ^{\sqrt x} f \left( \frac{x-1}{t} \right) \,\mathrm{d} t $$ where the ...
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existence and uniqueness of volterra integral equation of the first kind

$$ \int_0^t k(s,t)f(s)ds=g(t) $$ To know the existence and uniquness of solution of volterra integral equation(VIE) of the first kind, we differentiate it and convert to the VIE of the second kind. ...
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Taking Fourier transform of integral-differential equation

If $u$ is a solution of the equation $$\frac{\partial}{\partial t} u(x,t) + \int_{-\infty}^{\infty} \text{sinc}(x-y) \cdot \frac{\partial^{2}}{\partial y^{2}} u(y,t) \ dy = 0,$$ with initial condition ...
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Contraction mapping principle application

I'm to prove that the following equation has a unique solution: $$f(x) = \int_0^1 e^{-sx} \cos(\alpha f(s)) ds.$$ (Here, $\alpha \in (0,1)$.) The form of the exercise screams to apply the ...
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Show this integral operator is compact for various values of $\alpha$

I am having some problems evaluating a multivariable integral. This question is features in Stakgold's book Green's functions and boundary value problems. page 359. Consider the kernel for $a\leq ...