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    1D and 3D Conduction Equations

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    Starting from the energy equation and using the one-dimensional heat conduction derivation as an example, derive the three dimensional heat conduction equation in rectangular coordinates. Assume constant thermal conductivity.

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    This solution provides both Word and pdf formatted documents which begin with the energy balance equation. Fourier's law is applied to this equation and a step by step process for deriving the 3D Conduction equation is shown.