Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Can this be solved

  1. Apr 8, 2008 #1
    A partial differential equation.
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Apr 8, 2008
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 8, 2008 #2
    It is the Laplace equation in cylindrical coordinates with symmetry about y-axe.
    You can solve it by variable separation, once given the boundary condition:
    phi(x,y)=X(x)Y(y)

    X''+X'/x+cX=0 (in x, 0-order Bessel equation)
    Y''-cY=0 (in y)
    c=arbitrary positive/negative real constant
     
  4. Apr 9, 2008 #3
    Thanks, roberto, i got it
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Can this be solved
  1. Can this be solved? (Replies: 2)

Loading...