Reconstruction of the Thermal Conductivity Coefficient in the Time Fractional Diffusion Equation

  • Rafał Brociek
  • Damian Słota
  • Roman Wituła
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 320)


This paper describes reconstruction of the thermal conductivity coefficient in the time fractional diffusion equation. Additional information for the considered inverse problem was given by the temperature measurements at selected points of the domain. The direct problem was solved by using the finite difference method. To minimize functional defining the error of approximate solution the Fibonacci search algorithm was used.


inverse problem time fractional diffusion equation identification thermal conductivity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsSilesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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