On 2/15/2013 2:27 AM, Sandeep Kumar wrote: > I am studying Cahn-Hilliard equation which is a fourth order parabolic type equation and >wanted to implement this equation using numerical methods in MatLab. I am trying to >solve this with Crank-Nikolson scheme, but am not able to formulate the problem. >The equation contains a fourth order derivative( square of laplacian) and also > > The equation is: > del u/ del t = - epsilonsquare* laplacian^2*u+ laplacian(u^3)-lapacian(u) > boundary conditions > Ux(0,t)=Ux(l,t)=Uxxx(0,t)=Uxxx(l,t)=0; > which after discretization become u(1,)=u(5,), u(2,)=u(4,), u(N,)=u(N-4),u(N-1,)=u(N-3) > > Please help. >
This question has nothing to do with Matlab. Just becuase you are using Matlab to implement it, does not make it a Matlab question.
If I am going to use C, should I ask this in the C programming language newsgroup?