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