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

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

2006-10-25
Description

In the present notebook, the solution obtained using the Galerkin method is compared to the exact solution of a steady-state heat conduction problem. Both the one-term and two-term trial solutions are found to be in agreement with the exact solution.
Subjects

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

Steady-state heat conduction, Galerkin method, one-term and two-term trial solutions
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