This workbook evaluates the analytical solution for steady-state conduction in a unit square with one boundary held at a different temperature than the other three and returns a raised contour plot of the results. This particular problem is used frequently to demonstrate separation-of-variables as a solution technique for PDE‘s. The user can change the number of terms to be included in the evaluation of the infinite series. A second worksheet (See below) animates the process of adding terms to the series. Quite a few are needed in this particular problem to get a good solution here – because of the discontinuities at two of the corners. This animation shows the Gibbs phenomenon clearly.