(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Approximate the solution of:

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\frac{\partial^{2}u }{{\partial r^{2} }} + \frac{1}{r}\frac{\partial u}{\partial r} + \frac{1}{r^{2}}\frac{\partial^{2}u}{\partial \theta^{2}} = 0, 1<r<3, 0<\theta<\pi,

u(1,\theta) = 1-\cos(\theta),u(2,\theta)=u(r,0)=0 u(r,\pi)=4-2r

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2. Relevant equations

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\delta r = \frac{r_{outer} - r_{inner}}{N}

\delta \theta = \frac{\theta_{end} - \theta_{start}}{M}

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n,m are positve integers

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\delta r_i = r_{inner} + i\delta r

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\delta theta_j = \theta_{start} + j\delta \theta

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3. The attempt at a solution

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\frac{u_{i+1,j} - 2U_{i,j} + U_{i-1,j}}{(\delta r)^2} + \frac{1}{r_i}\frac{u_{i+1,j}-u_{i-1,j}}{2\delta r} +\frac{u_{i,j+1} - 2U_{i,j} + U_{i,j-1}}{(\delta \theta)^2} = f_{i,j}

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Multiply this equation by [tex] (\delta r)^2

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u_{i+1,j} - 2u_{i,j} + u_{i-1,j} + \frac{1}{r_i}\frac{u_{i+1,j}-u_{i-1,j}}{2}\delta r + \frac{1}{r_i}\frac{\delta r}{\delta \theta}(u_{i+1,j}-2u{i,j}+u{i,j-1} = f_{i,j}(\delta r)^2

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