Thursday, July 25
8:30-10:30 AM

Multidimensional Systems of Conservation Laws

Analysis of multidimensional conservation laws has lagged behind that of one-dimensional or semilinear hyperbolic problems. Meanwhile, driven by applications, computations on the same systems have forged ahead. This minisymposium will focus on advances from several different directions. By comparing these approaches, researchers may learn from each other at an early stage. The speakers will discuss systems with degenerate structure, compressible Navier-Stokes equations with nonsmooth data, self-similar systems, and the design of numerical schemes.

Organizers: Suncica Canic, Iowa State University; and Barbara Lee Keyfitz, University of Houston

8:30 Discontinuous Solutions of the Navier-Stokes Equations for Multi-Dimensional, Compressible Flow
David Hoff, Indiana University
9:00 On the Structure of Riemann Solutions for the Two-Dimensional Burgers Equation
Suncica Canic and Barbara L. Keyfitz, Organizers; and Dragan Mirkov, Iowa State University
9:30 Shock Formation in Partially Aligned Systems
Milton da Costa Lopes-Filho, IMECC - UNICAMP, Brasil
10:00 Title to be determined
Philip L. Roe, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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