Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis

, Volume 178, Issue 2, pp 287–299

Existence of Global Entropy Solutions of a Nonstrictly Hyperbolic System


DOI: 10.1007/s00205-005-0379-0

Cite this article as:
Lu, Y. Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. (2005) 178: 287. doi:10.1007/s00205-005-0379-0


In this paper we use the theory of compensated compactness coupled with some basic ideas of the kinetic formulation by Lions, Perthame, Souganidis & Tadmor [LPS, LPT] to establish an existence theorem for global entropy solutions of the nonstrictly hyperbolic system (1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Science and Technology of China, Hefei National University of ColombiaBogota

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