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Look for a seperable solution T(r,θ) = R(r)Θ(θ) and derive equations for R(r) and Θ(θ) choosing a seperation constant that gives sinusoidal solutions for Θ(θ). Write down a general solution for Θ(θ) and show the equation for R(r) has solutions of the form R(r)=r^p.

2. Relevant equations

p is just a random letter which has no real meaning.

3. The attempt at a solution

I can get the solution of Θ(θ)=Asinkθ+Bcoskθ using k^2 as the seperation constant. That leaves me with r^{2}R''+ rR' = k^{2}R but im not sure what solution that gives, likewise for the general solution for Θ(θ). Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks

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# Homework Help: Seperaion of Variables (PDE's)

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