Models of difference schemes for by partial differential equations

Author:
G. W. Hedstrom

Journal:
Math. Comp. **29** (1975), 969-977

MSC:
Primary 65M15

MathSciNet review:
0388797

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Abstract: It is well known that difference schemes for hyperbolic equations display dispersion of waves. For a general dissipative difference scheme, we present a dispersive wave equation and show that the dispersions are essentially the same when the initial data is a step function.

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DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1975-0388797-4

Keywords:
Hyperbolic equations,
discontinuities,
models of difference schemes

Article copyright:
© Copyright 1975
American Mathematical Society