Theoretical Mathematics & Applications

On the Linearization of the Ricatti’s equation via the Sundman Transformation

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  • Abstract

    In this paper, we show that in general the Ricatti’s equation is not linearizable using the Sundman transformation. We use a particular substitution to transform the equation into a linearizable second order non-linear form and then we determine completely the class of the Ricatti’s equation that are linearizable using this transformation (under the particular substitution).