Unformatted text preview: • We solved the homogeneous heat equation with homogeneous Neumann boundary conditions in the practice problems for section 2.4. From this, guess a solution of the form u ( x, t ) = ∞ X n =0 A n ( t ) * eigenfunctions Proceed as in the previous problem to get an ODE of the form: dA n ( t ) dt + k ± nπ L ² 2 A n ( t ) = c n ( t ) • Show that c n ( t ) = et if n = 0 e2 t if n = 3 if n 6 = 0 , 3 • Verify that with these three choices of c n ( t ), the solution of the ODE is: n 6 = 0 , 3 : A n ( t ) = A n (0) ek ( nπ/L ) 2 t n = 0 : A ( t ) = A (0) + 1et n = 3 : A 3 ( t ) = A 3 (0) ek ( nπ/L ) 2 t + e2 tek ( nπ/L ) 2 t k (3 π/L ) 22 1...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2008 for the course MAE 105 taught by Professor Neimannassat during the Summer '07 term at UCSD.
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