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About solving a Transport PDE

  1. Dec 24, 2008 #1
    Here's my question, friends

    I have to define initial and boundary condition for a transport PDE: u_t+x(1-x)u_x=0
    with x and t is between [0,1], to solve this equation, what kind of numerical method
    and boundary condition do you recommend and why?

    What kind of numerical error do you expect?

    Detailed explanation will be appreciated in advance.
     
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  3. Dec 28, 2008 #2
    Can you provide some more detail? Your question is very general.

    For starters, I claim no BC are needed/allowed at x = 0,1.

    Sounds like a homework exercise. What is the 'basis' for this PDE?
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2008
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