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Separation of Variables

  • David F. GriffithsEmail author
  • John W. Dold
  • David J. Silvester
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Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)

Abstract

This chapter describes a classical technique for constructing series solutions of linear PDE problems. Classical examples like the heat equation, the wave equation and Laplace’s equations are studied in detail.

Keywords

Constructing Series Solutions Linear PDE Wave Equation General Parabolic Equations Poisson equationPoisson 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Griffiths
    • 1
    Email author
  • John W. Dold
    • 2
  • David J. Silvester
    • 2
  1. 1.University of DundeeFifeUK
  2. 2.School of MathematicsThe University of ManchesterManchesterUK

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