Questions tagged [heat-transfer-equation]

Questions on the symbolic (DSolve) and numerical (NDSolve) solutions of the heat transfer equation in Mathematica.

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NDSOLVE-Error (“For the method \!\(\”IDA\“\), only machine real code is available. ”

I am trying to solve mass transfer equations in an adsorption column to obtain the breakthrough curves. Previously, I asked a question on this and received great help:NDSolve for system of PDEs -Error:...
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Solving a PDE (2D Laplacian) coupled with an ODE

I have asked this question before, but this is my new attempt and so instead of cluttering the previous one, I am making a new post. I am trying to analytically solve a PDE ($\nabla^2 T(x,y)=0$) ...
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NDSolve Inconsistent equation dimensions

I am getting an error while trying to solve for a differential equation. It is saying "NDSolveValue::femper: PDE parsing error... Inconsistant equation dimensions." I was wondering if anyone ...
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Why is there no heat being transfered in my program?

I have been working on this code and am new to this coding language. I have been trying to model the transfer of heat through a hot plastic being cooled in a water bath. For some reason I have not ...
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Can this boundary value problem leading to a partio-integral DE be solved using finite Fourier or any integral transform?

I asked the three-dimensional version of this problem here which lead to a trivial solution. I have now tried it in 2-D $$\frac{\partial \theta_h}{\partial x} + b_h (\theta_h - \theta_w) = 0, \tag 1\\\...
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Mesh Generation help

I am having trouble generating a mesh of a rectangle inside another rectangle. I have been following the steps on this article: https://reference.wolfram.com/language/PDEModels/tutorial/HeatTransfer/...
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Three dimensional Laplacian insulated on lateral faces and convectively exposed on transverse faces (updated)

I have the three dimensional Laplacian $\nabla^2 T(x,y,z)=0$ representing temperature distribution in a cuboid shaped wall which is exposed to two fluids flowing perpendicular to each other on either ...
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Two-dimensional Laplacian coupled with another equation leading to a BVP with integral bc(s)

I have the two-dimensional Laplacian $(\nabla^2 T(x,y)=0)$ coupled with another equation. The Laplacian is defined over $x\in[0,L], y\in[0,l]$. On manipulating the second equation (which I have ...
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Problem with NDSolveValue : “The function value {$Failed} is not a list of numbers with \ dimensions…”

I was having fun modifying a code given to me as an answer to a previous problem here, courtesy of user Alex Trounev (Thank you again), when I encountered a certain error which I had never seen before....
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Need help with IVP for Heat Equation [closed]

I'm trying to solve the heat equation on a torus and am running into a problem... Mathematica keeps running, but never finishes/ends. Even after leaving it running overnight, I still got nada. ...
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Plot time dependent 3D heat equation solution with functions like Plot3D +Manipulate (or Graph3D) but using cylindrical coordinates

I have a time dependant heat diffusion equation here and I would like to plot the result of NDSolveValue. Here is the code I am using : ...
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Heat transfer FEM with nonlinear Cp

I would like to solve a 3D heat transfer problem with nonlinear heat capacity Cp (Cp=1*T[t,x,y,z]). My problem is very simple: a slab with the bottom surface insulated and the other five surfaces ...
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Blank plot is returned when trying to use Manipulate[Plot3D…] on the output function of NDSolve

I am currently trying to solve a transient cylindrical diffusion problem with space variable (r,z). Using NDSolve, I get a certain Interpolation function but I can't plot it no matter what I try. ...
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Incorrect Result from DSolve for Diffusion IBVP?

The result of DSolve for the following IBVP doesn't seem to satisfy the IBVP: \begin{cases} u_{t} - ku_{xx} = 0 &\mbox{} k>0,x>0,t>0 \\ u(0,t)=p(t) &...
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Inhomogeneous Heat Equation Formula Not Satisfying IVP

From Wikipedia, However, when I plug the formula of $u(x,t)$ into Mathematica 12.1, it doesn't seem to satisfy the PDE (does not give $0$): Here is the code: ...
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Solve free boundary problem for heat equation

How can I use Mathematica to compute/approximate and plot the solution of the following problem? $\min\{u_t - u_{xx} -1, u \} = 0 \text{ in } (0,T)\times (-1,1)$ $u(0,\cdot) = 0 \text{ in } (-1,1)$...
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Problem computing a cylindrical Heat equation with a parameter alpha

i have been struggling to compute a particular instance of cylindrical 3D heat equation. Here is my code : ...
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Wrong solution from multi materials FEM NDSolve

I'm quite new in Mathematica. I have a problem with obtaining the right solution for multi-layer 1D heat transfer problem. It seems that boundary condition not working. Could you advise something? I ...
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NDSolve 1D Heat equation with NeumannValue poorly satisfies boundary condition

Context I am trying to measure the slope of the stellar cuspide around our MilkyWay's central black hole using the observed distribution of S stars orbiting around it. Attempt Close to the ...
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A complicated boundary value problem leading to third order Eigen sytem [Help in continuing forward] [EDITED]

I have the following elliptic PDE (describing temperature in a plate, w in thermal contact with two fluids h and c): $$\lambda_h \frac{\partial^2 \theta_w}{\partial x^2} + \lambda_c V \frac{\partial^2 ...
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Approach to analytically solve a Coupled system of PDE in Mathematica [Heat transfer in cylindrical coordinates]

I have the following two PDEs, which describe steady-state coupled heat transport between a externally heated axi-symmetric solid body (Eq. 1, $T(r,z)$) and a fluid (Eq. 2, $t(z)$) flowing inside it $...
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How to model diffusion through a membrane?

This is a follow-up on How to handle discontinuity in diffusion coefficient? Consider diffusion of $u(t,x)$ on the domain $x \in [0,2]$ with some simple boundary conditions such as $u(0) = 2, u(2) = ...
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How to handle discontinuity in diffusion coefficient?

I am looking to solve the diffusion equation with a discontinuous jump in the diffusion coefficient. In 1D, the diffusion equation for $u(t,x)$ is: $$ \partial_t u = \partial_x (D \partial_x u), $$ ...
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How to define the boundary condition in 1D Heat transfer

I am trying to calculate the heat transfer among a 1-D rod, with one end insulated while the right end is immersed in constant temperature surface T=0. Assume that the initial temperature of the rod ...
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Heat Equation with insulated ends

I have a problem with Heat Equation.Imagine this.We have this equation ----> ut=uxx with boundary conditions u(0,t)=0 u(25,t)=0 and initial condition u(x,0)=x. Find u(x,t) and make the Plot ( doesnt ...
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Laplace equation with robin boundary conditions

I want to solve the following steady state heat transfer problem with robin boundary condition at the bottom: The following is the code for the transient solution, but how should I change the code ...
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Inconsistent Boundary Conditions on Transient Heat Equation Partial Differential Equation

I am attempting to solve the equation with the Wolfram one-liner ...
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FEM Mesh related errors

Bug introduced in 12.0. Fixed in 12.1.0. I try to solve the simple heat transfer equation but there are some errors at the stage of the pre-processing. ...
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Heat transport with Neumann bc in older Mathematica versions [duplicate]

Im trying to solve a simple heat transfer equation: $\partial_t T-\beta \partial_{xx}T=0$ for a finite system $x\epsilon <0;L>$ along with initial/boundary conditions: 1) $T(x,t)=0$ for $t<...
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Solve a one dimensional heat transfer problem with NDSolve

The following problem is a 1-D heat transfer conduction problem: where, I am trying to solve with NDSolve like this way: ...
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Problem with boundary condition 2D heat transfer

I want solve this 2D Heat transfer: So at Mathematica: ...
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What is wrong with my approach to solving a heat transfer PDE?

I wanna solve the following heat transfer PDE using Mathematica. $\qquad u_{xx}=u_{t}$ with following conditions: $\qquad \begin{cases}u(x,0)=sin(x) &0<x<\pi &,t>0\\u_{x}(0,t)=1\\...
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NDSolveValue -difference between Version 11.2 and Version 11.3

I am trying to learn something about simulation of heat transfer by looking at this problem which is an answer by user21. If I try this in Version 11.3 the following happens: ...
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Errors in Solving Heat Equation

I am have trouble with what should be a fairly simple NDSolve operation for the unsteady state heat transfer in a rod. The rod starts off at 20oC, and its surface temperature is fixed at 37oC. I am ...
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Free Convective Heat Transfer of Non-Newtonian Power Law Fluids from a Vertical Plate

I am trying to solve a set of PDEs mentioned in this paper with NDSolve but facing quite a few issues. The PDE system is: ...
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Solving two dimensional Heat equation PDE in mathematica [closed]

I am trying to solve the following equation in Mathematica but I do not know each time it only returns the equation itself instead of solving it. I tried both Dsolve and NDsolve and it was not helping ...
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Couple a PDE and ODE in NDSolve

I would like to solve an example of non-stationary heat transfer with a coupled PDE and ODE. Let's assume that we have 1 dimensional bar of length $L$ with uniform initial temperature. The right end ...
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How can I solve a 3D heat transfer partial differential equation? [closed]

It's a problem about heat transfer. Here is the equation : Is it solvable using this software? Edit Sorry, I'm new to Mathematica. I have the following code for this problem ...
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Finite Difference - heat generation in a square (square within a square)

I am trying to develop a code that will allow me to solve the following problem. Lets say that I have a square block, inside that square block I have a smaller square box thats at a certain ...
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How to solve heat equation with Robin type conditions with NDSolve?

Could you help me please to solve following problem! I need to solve one-dimensional heat equation with Robin type boundary conditions. But Mathematica find only constant solution with no dependence ...
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Heat Transfer equation by numerical methods

I want to solve the following heat conduction equation using numerical methods: D[u[x, t], t] -alpha*D[u[x, t], {x, 2}] == 0 u[x, 0] == 1/(1 + x^2)^0.25, u[-10, t] == u[10, t] == 0, ...