Lecture 6: Correction To Heat Equation Discussion

author: Brad G. Osgood, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
published: May 21, 2010,   recorded: September 2007,   views: 3371
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First thing I want to say is that I made a little mistake last time in lecture. It was gently pointed out to me. When I was talking about the heat equation; the floorshow was fine, the discussion was fine, but then I said this thing about as T tens to infinity, the temperature tens to zero. That wasn’t right. I forgot about the zero – because somebody said look, the fusion man, you don’t lose anything, it just diffuses. So it’s not right to say the temperature changes to zero, I was thinking of while it was escaping to the universe or something like that. ...

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Comment1 Sam Goldmann, February 4, 2011 at 4:35 a.m.:

Thank you so much more posting these video Dr. Osgood! They have been immensely helpful and educational. I wish there more were lectures of this fidelity available online. You set an example for educators everywhere!

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