SMS scnews item created by Andrew Mathas at Tue 20 Nov 2012 1323
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 26 Nov 2012
Calendar1: 26 Nov 2012 1400-1500
CalLoc1: AGR Carslaw 829
CalTitle1: AGR Seminar: Geometric Methods for the Integration of PDEs
Auth: mathas@pmathas.pc (assumed)

AGR Seminar

Geometric Methods for the Integration of PDEs

Prof Geoff Prince (LTU and AMSI)

Host Venue
La Trobe University

Abstract
Unlike ordinary differential equations the contact distribution associated to PDEs is not Frobenius integrable. So the first problem to be overcome in geometrically describing their solution is to find the smallest integrable distributions containing this contact distribution. In this talk I describe work done with Naghmana Tehseen on this problem and on the subsequent production of group invariant solutions. This talk assumes only basic exterior calculus.

Seminar Convenor
Dr Yury Nikolayevsky

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