• Vibrations and Eigenvalues

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    • Keywords

       

      Vibrations, eigenvalues, tridiagonal matrix.

    • Abstract

       

      The vibrating string problem is the source of much mathematicsand physics. This article describes Lagrange’s formulationof a discretised version of the problem and its solution.This is also the first instance of an eigenvalue problem.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Rajendra Bhatia1

      1. Ashoka University, Rai, Haryana 131 029, India.
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