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Heat equation

  1. Feb 6, 2013 #1

    i am solving heat equation in cylindrical coordinator. i am using matlab "pdepe" solver to solve the partial differential equation. can anyone suggest me how to choose the initial condition?
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  3. Feb 8, 2013 #2
    Think about a real-world problem that you could approximate with the cylindrical heat equation, like heat coming from a cylindrical wire and heating the air.
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