The paper employs the method of characteristics to show that continuous solutions of scalar conservation laws do not incur entropy production and to recover, in a direct and elementary way the (known) properties of solutions to the Hunter-Saxton equation.
Keywords: Balance laws, Characteristics, Hunter-Saxton equation
Mathematics Subject Classification (2000): 35L65, 35Q58
KeywordsWeak Solution Continuous Solution Admissible Solution Lebesgue Point Continuation Argument
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