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Title

Animating the Heat Equation: a Case Study in Optimization
Authors

J. Sullivan
Matthew M. Thomas
Organization: Boeing Phantom Works
Journal / Anthology

The Mathematica Journal
Year: 1990
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Page range: 80-84
Description

While producing a color animation of a solution to the heat equation using Mathematica, we discover many ways to optimize Mathematica code, resulting in a program that runs hundreds of times faster than the original version.
Subjects

*Mathematica Technology > Programming
*Mathematica Technology > Programming > Animations
*Science > Physics > Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
URL

http://www.mathematica-journal.com/issue/v1i1/