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A Conventional Approach for the Solution of the Fifth Order Boundary Value Problems Using Sixth Degree Spline Functions

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In this communication we have used Bickley’s method for the construction of a sixth order spline function and apply it to solve the linear fifth order differential equations of the form yx(x)+g (x)y(x)= r(x) where g(x) and r(x) are given functions with the two different problems of different boundary conditions. The method is illustrated by applying it to solve some problems to demonstrate the application of the methods discussed.


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P. Kalyani, P. Rao and A. Rao, "A Conventional Approach for the Solution of the Fifth Order Boundary Value Problems Using Sixth Degree Spline Functions," Applied Mathematics, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 583-588. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.44082.

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