[SciPy-User] Functional nonlinear equation

Richard reg8@cornell....
Sun Dec 27 08:00:39 CST 2009


I assume , x,y,a are real variables.  I would try using a contour  
plotting program. There is probably something like that already  
available in matplotlib. You would evaluate f(x,y) on a grid of (x,y)  
values and the contouring program will perform an efficient search  
for the points in the x,y plane where f = <any constant>.


Richard



On Dec 27, 2009, at 7:42 AM, Dorian wrote:

> Hi  all,
>
> How do I solve  the following functional nonlinear equation
>
> f(x,y)= (-1/a^2)*(x*y)^(1/a-1)+(1/a)*x^(1/a-1)+(1/a)*y^(1/a-1) =0
>
> where  "a"  is positive parameter.
>
> If there is a way to plot  f(x,y) for different values of "a"
> it will be very appreciated.
>
> Thanking you in advance
>
> Dorian
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