Diffusion equation with variable dissipation


by oddiseas
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oddiseas
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Dec16-09, 09:47 PM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Solve the equation
U{t}=kU{xx}+cU

Hint:use an integrating factor

2. Relevant equations



3. The attempt at a solution
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Dec17-09, 05:08 AM
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What have you done? The hint says "use the integrating factor". What is the integrating factor?


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