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Method of images to solve green's function problems

  1. Jun 10, 2007 #1
    How does the method of images work? I can see why it works (by going back to the form of the Green function and differentiating) but don't see how useful it is
    to solve problems. At the moment I am basically memorising the different
    images for each boundary condition which I am sure is not the way to go.
    How do you think about it so that one can work out the solution logically from the method of images?

    Is there a way to work out the solution from the method of images alone without needing to do any differentiation?
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2007
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  3. Oct 9, 2008 #2
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