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Solution to the steady state load-deflection equation.

The steady state deflection is given by:

y''''+c^4*y=f(x)

calculate and plot the deflection for a load:

f = 1 for |x|<10, f=0 everywhere else.

using Fourier transform.

Plot the deflection for various values of c.

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the solution utilizes Fourier transform and complex-variables integration to solve this fourth order non-homogeneous differential equation. The solution contains 9 pages of derivations and graphs.

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