On the uniqueness of solutions to hyperbolic systems of conservation laws

Ghoshal, Shyam Sundar, Jana, Animesh and Koumatos, Konstantinos (2021) On the uniqueness of solutions to hyperbolic systems of conservation laws. Journal of Differential Equations, 291. pp. 110-153. ISSN 0022-0396

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Abstract

For general hyperbolic systems of conservation laws we show that dissipative weak solutions belonging to an appropriate Besov space B and satisfying a one-sided bound condition are unique within the class of dissipative solutions. The exponent α>1/2 is universal independently of the nature of the nonlinearity and the Besov regularity need only be imposed in space when the system is expressed in appropriate variables. The proof utilises a commutator estimate which allows for an extension of the relative entropy method to the required regularity setting. The systems of elasticity, shallow water magnetohydrodynamics, and isentropic Euler are investigated, recovering recent results for the latter. Moreover, the article explores a triangular system motivated by studies in chromatography and constructs an explicit solution which fails to be Lipschitz, yet satisfies the conditions of the presented uniqueness result. q α,∞

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Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Mathematics
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Date Deposited: 21 May 2021 07:09
Last Modified: 11 May 2022 01:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/99263

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