Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars
Shock formations for 3-dimensional wave equationsPDE and Applied Math Seminar
|Speaker:||Pin Yu, Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University|
|Start time:||Thu, Jan 19 2017, 4:10PM|
We present a mechanism of shock formation for a class of quasilinear wave equations. The proof is based on energy estimates and on the study of the differential geometry defined by the solution.