Communications in Mathematical Sciences

Volume 14 (2016)

Number 2

Zero relaxation limit to rarefaction waves for general $2 \times 2$ hyperbolic systems with relaxation

Pages: 443 – 462

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/CMS.2016.v14.n2.a6

Authors

Baoying Yang (College of Mathematics, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu China)

Huihui Zeng (Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)

Abstract

For the general $2 \times 2$ hyperbolic conservation laws with relaxation, the convergence to the rarefaction wave of the equilibrium equation as the relaxation parameter tends to zero is proved, and the convergence rate is given.

Keywords

hyperbolic systems with relaxation, zero relaxation limit, rarefaction waves

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

35B25, 35L60

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