4. The Riemann Problem

  1. Vincent Guinot

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611265.ch4

Wave Propagation in Fluids: Models and Numerical Techniques

Wave Propagation in Fluids: Models and Numerical Techniques

How to Cite

Guinot, V. (2010) The Riemann Problem, in Wave Propagation in Fluids: Models and Numerical Techniques, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611265.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210363

Online ISBN: 9780470611265

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Keywords:

  • propagation problems;
  • initial value problem;
  • numerical methods;
  • flux function;
  • wave conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions — solution properties

  • Solution for scalar conservation laws

  • Solution for hyperbolic systems of conservation laws

  • Summary