# Thread: 2nd order PDE

1. ## 2nd order PDE

How does one solve the PDE

u_xx + u = 6y

where u=u(x,y)

thank you!

2. If you let $u = 6y + v$, then you get

$v_{xx} + v = 0$

This is an ODE but remember the constants of integration will depend on $y$.