Accession Number : AD0604940

Title :   A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR EIGENVALUE PROBLEMS, I,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Osborn,Howard

Report Date : 02 SEP 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : A functional equation is developed for the variational problem associated with the lowest eigenvalue of the given differential equation; the development is in part modelled after that of Bellman's formalism for non-isoperimetric variational problems in the calculus of variations.

Descriptors :   (*CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, EQUATIONS), (*COMPLEX NUMBERS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS), OPTIMIZATION, INEQUALITIES, FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), LINEAR PROGRAMMING, NUMBER THEORY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE