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Description - Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws and the Mathematical Theory of Shock Waves by Peter D. Lax

This book deals with the mathematical side of the theory of shock waves. The author presents what is known about the existence and uniqueness of generalized solutions of the initial value problem subject to the entropy conditions. The subtle dissipation introduced by the entropy condition is investigated and the slow decay in signal strength it causes is shown.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780898711776
ISBN-10: 0898711770
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 100mm)
Pages: 53
Imprint: Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics,U.S.
Publisher: Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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