Accession Number : AD0755066
Title : Shocks Violating Lax's Condition Are Unstable.
Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,
Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Conway,E. D. ; Smoller,J. A.
Report Date : NOV 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 10
Abstract : In the paper the authors show, for a hyperbolic system of two conservation laws, that weak solutions which violate the Lax shock conditions, are unstable relative to smoothing of the initial data. (Author)
Descriptors : (*PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, STABILITY), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), CONVERGENCE, SHOCK WAVES
Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE