On Obtaining Non-Similar Solutions from Similar Solutions
We have seen in the earlier chapters, that a similarity representation is obtainable for a boundary value problem provided the governing differential equations and the associated boundary conditions are invariant under a group of transformations. However, if any of the equations and boundary conditions is not invariant under a group, then the problem becomes nonsimilar.
KeywordsPermeability Convection Total Heat
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