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    One Dimensional Heat Equation on a Finite Rod

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    Can someone please solve this heat equations with details on how to arrive at the solution.?

    Solve the heat equation:

    u_t = 3*u_xx

    with the following I.C/B.C:

    u(0,t) = u(L,t) = 0


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    The solution shows how to apply separation of variables to solve the heat equation on a finite rod.
    The process demonstrates how to use Fourier expansion to obtain a solution that satisfies the initial and boundary conditions.