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, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 181–194 | Cite as

Fuzzy solution of homogeneous heat equation having solution in Fourier series form

  • U. M. PirzadaEmail author
  • D. C. Vakaskar


While solving practical problems, we often come across situations where the system involves fuzziness. The mathematical models resulting in partial differential equations, involve fuzzy parameters and variables. In available literature, methods are presented mainly for solving non-homogeneous fuzzy partial differential equations (see Allahviranloo in Comput Methods Appl Math 2(3):233–242, 2002; Allahviranloo and Taheri in Int J Contemp Math Sci 4(3):105–114, 2009; Allahviranloo and Afshar in Iran J Fuzzy Syst 7(3):33–50, 2010; Allahviranloo et al. in Appl Soft Comput 11:2186–2192, 2011). We present a method to find the solution of homogeneous fuzzy heat equations with fuzzy Dirichlet boundary conditions. We consider the fuzziness in zero in the homogeneous equation as well as in the boundary conditions. The initial conditions are also in fuzzy form. Further, we study the solution of fuzzy heat equation when the fuzzy initial conditions are represent as a Fourier series.


Fuzzy heat equation Seikkala solution Fourier series 

Mathematics Subject Classification

34A07 35K51 



This research work is supported by National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Science and EngineeringNavrachana University of VadodaraVadodaraIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied MathematicsFaculty of Technology and Engineering, M.S.University of BarodaVadodaraIndia

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