Matrix Exponentials; Application to Solving Systems

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Matrix Exponentials; Application to Solving Systems -- Lecture 29. Solving systems of ODEs again; this time with some applications.

Arthur Mattuck, 18.03 Differential Equations, Spring 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed November 29, 2008). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.
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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a fundamental matrix?
  • What are matrix exponentials?
  • What is e^At?
  • How do you compute A^2?
  • How do you compute e^At?
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    In this video, applications to systems of differential equations are discussed. Matrix exponentials (powers of matrices such as e^At and A^2 are included) and fundamental matrices are used to solve the systems.