s09_mthsc208_hw24

# s09_mthsc208_hw24 - MTHSC 208(Dierential Equations Dr...

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MTHSC 208 (Differential Equations) Dr. Matthew Macauley HW 24 Due Friday April 24th, 2009 (1) Which of the following functions are harmonic? (a) f ( x ) = 10 - 3 x . (b) f ( x, y ) = x 2 + y 2 . (c) f ( x, y ) = x 2 - y 2 . (d) f ( x, y ) = e x cos y . (e) f ( x, y ) = x 3 - 3 xy 2 . (2) (a) Solve the following Dirichlet problem for Laplace’s equation in a square region: Find u ( x, y ), 0 x π , 0 y π such that 2 u ∂x 2 + 2 u ∂y 2 = 0 , u (0 , y ) = u ( π, y ) = 0 , u ( x, 0) = 0 , u ( x, π ) = x ( π - x ) . (b) Solve the following Dirichlet problem for Laplace’s equation in the same square region: Find u ( x, y ), 0 x π , 0 y π such that 2 u ∂x 2 + 2 u ∂y 2 = 0 , u (0 , y ) = 0 , u ( π, y ) = y ( π - y ) , u ( x, 0) = u ( x, π ) = 0 (c) By adding the solutions to parts (a) and (b) togeter, find the solution to the Dirichlet problem: Find u ( x, y ), 0 x π , 0 y π such that 2 u ∂x 2 + 2 u ∂y 2 = 0 , u (0 , y ) = 0 , u ( π, y ) = y ( π - y ) , u ( x, 0) = 0 , u ( x, π ) = x ( π - x ) . (d) Sketch the solutions to (a), (b), and (c). Hint: it is enough to sketch the boundaries, and then use the fact that the solutions are harmonic functions .

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