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1997 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Detroit, MI, May 24, 1997
Meeting #922
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations: Theories, Applications and Numerical Approaches

Friday May 2, 1997, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations: Theories, Applications and Numerical Approaches, I
Room 114, State Hall Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Zhao, University of MichiganDearborn xich@umdsun2.umd.umich.edu
Frank J. Massey, III, University of MichiganDearborn fmassey@umf1.umd.umich.edu
Daoqi Yang, Wayne State University yang@math.wayne.edu

3:00 p.m.
A second order integrodifferential equation in whole space
J. L. Menaldi*, Wayne State University
(92235167)

3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear vibration and stabilization of elastic panel
P. L. Chow*, Wayne State University
(92235171)

4:00 p.m.
Approximation of the Solution of the DarbouxIonescu Problem
Viorica Mure\c san*, Technical University of ClujNapoca, Romania
(92235153)

4:30 p.m.
On the connections between the Wasserstein metric and diffusions
Richard K Jordan*, University of Michigan
(9223532)

5:00 p.m.
A Maximum Principle for Hyperbolic Systems
Anton S. Mure\c san*, Babe\c sBolyai University ClujNapoca, Romania
(92235152)

5:30 p.m.
Polynomial expansions of solutions of a class of Cauchy problems that involve one space variable
Louis R. Bragg*, Oakland University
(9223505)

6:00 p.m.
A comparison principle for quasilinear elliptic equations and its application
Zhiren Jin*, Wichita State University
Kirk Lancaster, Wichita State University
(92235108)

Saturday May 3, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations: Theories, Applications and Numerical Approaches, II
Room 114, State Hall Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Zhao, University of MichiganDearborn xich@umdsun2.umd.umich.edu
Frank J. Massey, III, University of MichiganDearborn fmassey@umf1.umd.umich.edu
Daoqi Yang, Wayne State University yang@math.wayne.edu

8:00 a.m.
Output LeastSquares Minimization for Recovering Elastic Moduliin an Isotropic Membrane
Steven J Cox, Rice University
Mark S Gockenbach*, University of Michigan
(92235219)

8:30 a.m.
An accelerated domain decomposition procedure based on Robin transmission conditions.
Jim Douglas, Purdue Universsity, West Lafayette
ChiehSen Huang*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(92265180)

9:00 a.m.
A numerical model for solution behaviour in a hyperbolic quenching p.d.e. studied by Chang and Levine.
John W. Mooney*, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, United Kingdom
(9223566)

9:30 a.m.
Relations between time and space stepsizes in numerical schemes for PDE's that follow from positivity condition
Ronald Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(92235169)

10:00 a.m.
Poisson's equation on a triangulated domain
Michael Lachance*, University of MichiganDearborn
(92235232)

10:30 a.m.
A MultiplePorosity Model for A SinglePhase Flow Through NaturallyFractured Porous Media
Anna M Spagnuolo*, Purdue University
Jim Douglas, Jr., Purdue University
Paulo Jorge S. PaesLeme,
Mauricio Kischinhevsky, Purdue University
(92286181)

Saturday May 3, 1997, 3:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations: Theories, Applications and Numerical Approaches, III
Room 114, State Hall Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Zhao, University of MichiganDearborn xich@umdsun2.umd.umich.edu
Frank J. Massey, III, University of MichiganDearborn fmassey@umf1.umd.umich.edu
Daoqi Yang, Wayne State University yang@math.wayne.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Dispersionless Toda Lattice and Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras.
Anthony Michael Bloch*, University of Michigan
Hermann Flaschka, University of Arizona
Tudor S. Ratiu, University of California, Santa Cruz
(92235117)

3:30 p.m.
New Solutions of The EinsteinYang/Mills Equations
Joe Smoller*, University of Michigan
Arthur Wasserman, University of Michigan
(92235120)

4:00 p.m.
Overview of Vortex Sheet Dynamics
Robert Krasny*, University of Michigan
(92276111)

4:30 p.m.
Stability of Standing Waves for Nonlinear Wave Equations
Zhengfang Zhou*, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, University of Minnesota
Xinming Zhao, Michigan State University
(92235233)

5:00 p.m.
A Continuum of Model Equations with Globally Defined Flux
Anne C. Morlet*, Cleveland State University
(92235197)

5:30 p.m.
On existence and regularity of weak solutions to the displacement boundary value problem in nonlinear elastostatics
Salim Haidar*, Grand Vallet State University
(92235170)

6:00 p.m.
Some Mathematical Issues of Ocean/Atmosphere Dynamics
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(92235256)

6:30 p.m.
A Nonlinear Parabolic Equation Modelling Surfactant Diffusion
Chen Xinfu, University of Pittsburgh
Chaocheng Huang*, Wright State University, Dayton
Jennifer Zhao, University of MichiganDearborn
(92235279)

Sunday May 4, 1997, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations: Theories, Applications and Numerical Approaches, IV
Room 114, State Hall Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Zhao, University of MichiganDearborn xich@umdsun2.umd.umich.edu
Frank J. Massey, III, University of MichiganDearborn fmassey@umf1.umd.umich.edu
Daoqi Yang, Wayne State University yang@math.wayne.edu

10:30 a.m.
Another fast algorithm for the heat conduction problems
R. C. Y. Chin, Purdue University at Indianaplis
S. Shao*, Cleveland State University
(92235168)

11:00 a.m.
The role of charge separation in the response of electrochemical systems
Daniel R. Baker*, General Motors Research and Development Center
Mark W. Verbrugge, General Motors Research and Development Center
(9223509)

11:30 a.m.
Analysis and computation of a cyclic plasticity model
Peter Shi*, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
(92235166)

12:00 p.m.
A New Scheme for the Incompressible NavierStokes Equations Employing AlternatingDirection Operator Splitting and Domain Decomposition
John T. Spyropoulos*, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
(92276257)
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