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1-D Partial Differential Equations

1-D solver for parabolic and elliptic PDEs

Partial differential equations contain partial derivatives of functions that depend on several variables. MATLAB® lets you solve parabolic and elliptic PDEs for a function of time and one spatial variable. For more information, see Solving Partial Differential Equations.

Partial Differential Equation Toolbox™ extends this functionality to problems in 2-D and 3-D with Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions.

Plotted solutions of two 1-D partial differential equation problems


pdepeSolve 1-D parabolic and elliptic PDEs
odegetExtract ODE option values
odesetCreate or modify options structure for ODE and PDE solvers
pdevalInterpolate numerical solution of PDE