Plots of the Solutions of Three Partial Differential Equations

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This Demonstration plots the solutions of three examples of partial differential equations: a diffusion equation, a wave equation, and the sine-Gordon soliton equation, each for up to 30 time steps.

Contributed by: Abigail Nussey (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



A diffusion equation:

A wave equation:

The sine-Gordon soliton equation:

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