Programs in Physics & Physical Chemistry
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|Manuscript Title: A computational approach for the analytical solving of partial differential equations.|
|Authors: E.S. Cheb-Terrab, K. von Bulow|
|Program title: PDEtools|
|Catalogue identifier: ADBY_v1_0|
Distribution format: gz
|Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 90(1995)102|
|Programming language: Maple.|
|Computer: AT 386, AT 486.|
|Operating system: UNIX, MACINTOSH, DOS, VMS, CMS.|
|RAM: 8M words|
|Keywords: Computer algebra, General purpose, Partial, Differential equations, Analytical solutions, Symbolic computing.|
|Classification: 4.3, 5.|
Nature of problem:
Analytical solving of partial differential equations (PDEs).
Standard methods such as the characteristic strip for first-order PDEs, reduction to canonical form of second-order PDEs with defined type, separation of variables, etc.
Besides the inherent restrictions of the methods here implemented, this first version of the PDEtools package cannot tackle systems of PDEs.
There are no restrictions as to the kind of PDE that the program can try to solve. Furthermore, the user can optionally participate in the solving process by giving the solver an extra argument (the HINT option) as to the functional form of the indeterminate function. Also, the package permits the user to perform changes of variables in PDEs and to test the results obtained by the PDE-solver.
It depends strongly on the PDE to be solved, usually taking from a few seconds to a few minutes.
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