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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Mathematics

September 23, 2019 | 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Category: Lecture
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Geng Chen from the University of Kansas

Title: Large solutions of compressible Euler equations 

Abstract: Compressible Euler equations (introduced by Euler in 1757) model the motion of compressible inviscid fluids such as gases. It is well-known that solutions of compressible Euler equations often develop discontinuities, i.e. shock waves. Successful theories have been established in the past 150 years for small solutions in one space dimension. The theory on large solutions is widely open for a long time, even in one space dimension. In this talk, I will discuss some recent exciting progresses in this direction. 

For more information about this event, please contact Department of Mathematics at 313-577-2479 or math@wayne.edu.