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Homework Help: (Heat Flow) Find the Temperature Distribution

  1. Oct 4, 2012 #1
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    EDIT: Typo, the Z' should be Z''
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2012
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 4, 2012 #2
    The problem statement sort of suggests that this is a steady state heat transfer problem rather than a transient problem. There is no initial condition.
     
  4. Oct 4, 2012 #3
    I have a hunch that is the case since there is no mention of an IC (but I took the assumption that since there is a different T at both ends, there would be an initial T distribution, f(z)).

    I am not totally sure though since they didn't explicitly state "steady-state" like they do in other problems.
     
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