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### How to solve a first order partial differential equation?

I have a first order pde ($P_{14}$ is the unknown function in $a, b, a_1, b_1$): \begin{align} & -\frac{a}{a_1} \frac{\partial P_{14}}{\partial a} - \frac{a b}{a_1 b_1} \frac{\partial ...
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### How to solve a system of first-order partial differential equations?

I have a system of first-order partial differential equations. \begin{align} & -\frac{a}{a_1} \frac{\partial P_{12}}{\partial a} - \frac{a b}{a_1 b_1} \frac{\partial P_{12}}{\partial b} + ...
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### In Maple or Mathematica, syntax : Finding the fundamental sol. of the Heat eq., with Dirac-Delta initial condition

I use this question as a case example for later solving more complex equations of this type : When trying to find the fundamental solution of the Heat equation using Maple (software) , I get the ...
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### Plotting characteristic equations maple

I'm trying to plot the characteristics for the following PDE with initial conditions: $$u_t +uu_x =0$$ where $$u(x,0)=a \ for\ x<-1, \ b\ for\ -1<x<1, \ c \ for\ x>1.$$ I'm first ...