Dirichlet Problem

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Dirichlet problem

[‚dē·rē′klā ‚präb·ləm]
(mathematics)
To determine a solution to Laplace's equation which satisfies certain conditions in a region and on its boundary.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dirichlet Problem

 

(named after P. G. L. Dirichlet), the problem of finding a harmonic function from its values given on the boundary of the region under consideration.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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