heat-equation

heat equation

noun Mathematics, Thermodynamics.
a partial differential equation the solution of which gives the distribution of temperature in a region as a function of space and time when the temperature at the boundaries, the initial distribution of temperature, and the physical properties of the medium are specified.
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