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How to create semi-infinite solid in MATLAB?

by Chim
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Chim
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Mar9-12, 05:54 AM
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Hello,
Am working on a model that involves heat conduction in a semi-infinite solid. I have been using linspace() command for finite geometry, but now i need to create a 1-dimensional semi-infinite solid. Any suggestions?
Thank you.
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meldraft
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Mar19-12, 06:22 AM
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In numerical simulations, we can refer to infinity as something very far from the disturbance. In your case, if the heat conduction only takes place e.g from 0 to 1, you can set a linespace from 0 to 10 or 20, and it will effectively work as theoretical infinity would.


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