I'm doing a course in PDEs, where the lecturer hasn't really explain when all these methods for solving PDEs are suitable.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How do you decide which method to use to solve PDEs? Can someone explain for which class of PDEs do the following methods work:

- similarity solutions

- separation of variables

- method of characteristics

- Laplace transform

- Fourier transform

- Green's function.

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# When do these methods for PDEs apply?

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