The use of sinc-collocation method for solving multi-point boundary value problems. (English) Zbl 1244.65114

Summary: Multi-point boundary value problems have received considerable interest in the mathematical applications in different areas of science and engineering. In this work, our goal is to obtain numerically the approximate solution of these problems by using the sinc-collocation method. Some properties of the sinc-collocation method required for our subsequent development are given and are utilized to reduce the computation of solution of multi-point boundary value problems to some algebraic equations. It is well known that the sinc procedure converges to the solution at an exponential rate. Numerical examples are included to demonstrate the validity and applicability of the new technique.


65L10 Numerical solution of boundary value problems involving ordinary differential equations
65L60 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin and collocation methods for ordinary differential equations
34B10 Nonlocal and multipoint boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations
34B15 Nonlinear boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations
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