Laplace transform applied to differential equations
The use of Laplace transform makes it much easier to solve linear differential equations
Ordinary differential equation
In mathematics, an ordinary differential equation is a relation that contains functions of only one independent variable, and one or more of their derivatives with respect to that variable....

with given initial conditions.

First consider the following relations:

Consider the following differential equation:

This equation is equivalent to

which is equivalent to

Note that the are initial conditions.

The solution for f(t) will be given by applying the Laplace inverse transform to

An example

We want to solve

with initial conditions f(0) = 0 and f ′(0)=0.

We note that

and we get

So this is equivalent to

We deduce

So we apply the Laplace inverse transform and get
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