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Math2111: Chapter 1: Fourier series. Section 6: Heat equation

In this blog entry you can find lecture notes for Math2111, several variable calculus. See also the table of contents for this course. This blog entry printed to pdf is available here.

In this part we discuss applications of Fourier series to solving a certain type of partial differential equation (pde). In more detail, we discuss the heat equation. The aim is to show how Fourier series naturally come up in the solution of this equation. Continue reading