Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Hyperbolic conservation laws with large initial data. Is the Cauchy problem well-posed?

Author: Charis Tsikkou
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 68 (2010), 765-781
MSC (2000): Primary 35L65
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0033-569X-2010-01208-9
Published electronically: September 17, 2010
MathSciNet review: 2761243
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Abstract: We present an example in which the Glimm estimate for a strictly hyperbolic system of two conservation laws is violated.

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Charis Tsikkou
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
Email: Charis.Tsikkou@mis.mpg.de

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0033-569X-2010-01208-9
Keywords: Nonlinear PDE, hyperbolic systems of conservation laws, Glimm-Lax estimates
Received by editor(s): July 18, 2009
Published electronically: September 17, 2010
Additional Notes: The author is indebted to her advisor, Professor Constantine M. Dafermos, for his constant help, advice, motivation and patience during her graduate student life at Brown University.
Article copyright: © Copyright 2010 Brown University

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