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Solution of a Steady-State Heat Conduction Problem using the Ritz Method
Author

Housam Binous
Organization: KFUPM
Department: Chemical Engineering
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/homepageofdrhousambinous/
Revision date

2006-10-19
Description

The notebook compares the exact and approximate solutions of a steady-state heat conduction problem. The approximate solution is based on the Ritz method described in details in M. N. Özisik, Heat Conduction, Wiley, New York, 1980.
Subjects

*Applied Mathematics > Numerical Methods
*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
Keywords

Ritz method, approximate numerical solution, heat conduction in a slab
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