A numerical method is presented and applied to the solution of two-dimensional steady-state, anisotropic heat conduction problems. The solution method employs the boundary-fitted coordinate system technique which transforms the region under study onto a fixed rectangular domain where computations are done easily. Consequently, the procedure eliminates the shape of the boundary as a complicating factor. The method is quite general and can handle any multiply-connected, arbitrary-shaped region. Two examples, a solid disk and an eccentric annulus, are worked out to demonstrate the utility of the method. Isotherm results check with previously published solutions.

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