9. Use of the Laplace Transform

  1. David W. Hahn and
  2. M. Necati Özişik

Published Online: 28 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118411285.ch9

Heat Conduction, Third Edition

Heat Conduction, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hahn, D. W. and Özişik, M. N. (2012) Use of the Laplace Transform, in Heat Conduction, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118411285.ch9

Author Information

  1. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470902936

Online ISBN: 9781118411285



  • Laplace transform in time-dependent heat conduction problems;
  • Laplace transform and inversion formula;
  • Laplace transform properties in heat conduction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of Laplace Transformation

  • Properties of Laplace Transform

  • Inversion of Laplace Transform Using the Inversion Tables

  • Application of the Laplace Transform in the Solution of Time-Dependent Heat Conduction Problems

  • Approximations for Small Times

  • References

  • Problems