Partial Differential Equation Toolbox

Handling Boundary Conditions

The following boundary conditions can be handled for scalar u:

  • Dirichlet:
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on the boundary
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  • Generalized Neumann:
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PD Equation dOmega Image
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is the outward unit normal and g, q, h, and r can be complex valued functions of x and y defined on
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. For the nonlinear PDE, the coefficients may depend on u. For time-dependent problems, the coefficients may also depend on t. For PDE systems, Dirichlet, generalized Neumann, and mixed boundary conditions are supported.
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Visualization tools provide multiple ways to plot results. A contour plot with gradient arrows shows the temperature and heat flux. The temperature gradient is displayed using 3-D plotting tools.

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