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Homework Help: Retreiving potential from Poisson's equation

  1. Oct 11, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What's the best way to retrieve V from Poisson's equation?

    [tex]\nabla[/tex][tex]^{2}[/tex] V = -[tex]\frac{1}{\epsilon_o}\rho[/tex]

    2. Relevant equations

    [tex]\nabla[/tex][tex]^{2}[/tex] V = -[tex]\frac{1}{\epsilon_o}\rho[/tex]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Integrated twice
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 11, 2008 #2
    Besides direct integration I'd suggest you look at the greens function for the Poisson equation.
  4. Oct 11, 2008 #3
    Thank you for the reply. But we have not done Green's function for Poisson equation yet. Any other clue?
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