SIAM Homepage | Search Catalog | New Books | Author Index | Series Index | Title Index | View My Shopping Cart The catalog and shopping cart are hosted for SIAM by EasyCart. Your transaction is secure. If you have any questions about your order, contact email@example.com. Purchase Now! Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws and the Mathematical Theory of Shock Waves Peter D. LaxCBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics 11This book deals with the mathematical side of the theory of shock waves. The author presents what is known about the existence and uniqueness of generalized solutions of the initial value problem subject to the entropy conditions. The subtle dissipation introduced by the entropy condition is investigated and the slow decay in signal strength it causes is shown. ContentsQuasi-linear Hyperbolic Equations; Conservation Laws; Single Conservation Laws; The Decay of Solutions as t Tends to Infinity; Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws; Pairs of Conservation Laws; Notes; References. 1973 / v + 48 pages / Softcover / ISBN-13: 978-0-898711-77-6 / ISBN-10: 0-89871-177-0 / List Price $35.50 / SIAM/CBMS Member Price $24.85 / Order Code CB11 PriceList Price - $35.50 SIAM/CBMS Member Price - $24.85 Quantity desired Search our catalog for: Shopping cart provided by: EasyCart.com Select quantity and list or member price and then click the "Click to Order" button to add books to your shopping cart.