The transient heat conduction from two parallel isothermal cylinders is studied using the naturally fit bipolar cylindrical coordinates system. The energy equation is expanded in a Fourier series using appropriate basis functions to eliminate one of the physical coordinates. The resulting modes of the expansion are solved using a finite difference scheme. It is shown that, as is the case with a single isothermal cylinder in an infinite medium, steady states for two isothermal cylinders are not possible and heat transfer changes indefinitely with time.

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