Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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On caustics associated with hyperbolic systems

Author: Arthur D. Gorman
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 49 (1991), 773-780
MSC: Primary 58G16; Secondary 35C20, 35L40
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1134752
MathSciNet review: MR1134752
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Abstract: The Lagrange manifold formalism is adapted to find asymptotic solutions for a class of hyperbolic systems near caustics.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/1134752
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