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## Re: [Help-gsl] computing nth root of beta tan(beta) = L

**From**: |
Brian Gough |

**Subject**: |
Re: [Help-gsl] computing nth root of beta tan(beta) = L |

**Date**: |
Tue, 13 May 2008 19:05:16 +0100 |

**User-agent**: |
Wanderlust/2.14.0 (Africa) Emacs/22.1 Mule/5.0 (SAKAKI) |

At Fri, 9 May 2008 16:47:57 -0400,
Levi Waldron wrote:
>* Is there a GSL function for computing the nth positive root of*
>* beta*tan(beta) = L for arbitrary values of L? I couldn't find it in the*
>* manual, but not all special functions give their specifications in the*
>* manual and I don't know what this equation is called. It is used in the*
>* plane sheet solution of the heat/diffusion equation with type II (Neumann)*
>* boundary condition.*
Sorry, there is no specific function for that.
--
Brian Gough
GNU Scientific Library -
http://www.gnu.org/software/gsl/