Date of Award

1985

Degree Type

Report

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

First Advisor

Chris Coray

Abstract

The purpose of this report was to study the Multiple Shooting method, a numerical method to solve boundary value ordinary differential equation. A FORTRAN program was written to solve the specific problem.

y'' = -y, y(0) = 0, y(π/2) = 1

on a microcomputer, using the microsoft FORTRAN compiler and the 8087 coprocessor.

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