The background: I'm doing some simulation work involving the diffusion equation in 1D. Specifically I have some temperature profile, constant thermal conductivity and fixed temperature at each end of ...
What's the temperature distribution of a plane wall insulated on one side with no internal heat gen.?
Let's say we have a plane wall that is insulated on one side, exposed to a fluid on the other side, and has no internal heat generation. Would the shape of the temperature distribution be a constant? ...