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Topic: Heat Profiles through a wall
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Torsten

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Re: Heat Profiles through a wall
Posted: Mar 12, 2013 6:31 AM
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"matt" wrote in message <khmvcu$is4$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> Hello
>
> I am fairly new to matlab so excuse my ignorance.
>
> I have been set the problem of plotting the temperature profile through a 52cm thick concrete wall, at different time steps when one side of the wall is exposed to 25degreesC and the other is at -100 degreesC.
>
> I can do the steady state analysis (ie when t-> infinity) but not the transient analysis.
>
> Can anyone point me in the direction of some code that I can use/modify to solve my problem?
>
> Thanks


Apply MATLAB's pdepe to the equation of conductive heat transfer
rho*cp*dT/dt = d/dx(lambda*dT/dx)

Best wishes
Torsten.



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