Stability of Nonlinear Waves

  • Tai-Ping Liu
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications book series (IMA, volume 3)


Various stability results for nonlinear hyperbolic waves are described. Basic elements of a general theory such as decomposition into normal modes, time-invariants, hyperbolic-parabolic methods and time-asymptotic equivalence of physical systems are explained for physical models.


Shock Wave Nonlinear Wave Burger Equation Nonlinear Stability Asymptotic State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tai-Ping Liu
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Institute of Physical Science and TechnologyUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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