The Vibrating String PDE Model solves the one-dimensional wave equation using an explicit difference method. The wave equation is a second-order linear partial differential equation, obtained by considering the forces which apply to a small element of the string of length dx.

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F. Esquembre and D. Roess, Computer Program VIBRATING STRING PDE MODEL (2011), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11523&DocID=2449).

F. Esquembre and D. Roess, Computer Program VIBRATING STRING PDE MODEL (2011), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11523&DocID=2449>.

Esquembre, F., & Roess, D. (2011). Vibrating String PDE Model [Computer software]. Retrieved September 26, 2016, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11523&DocID=2449

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