Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 108–132 | Cite as

The semigroup approach to first order quasilinear equations in several space variables

  • Michael G. Crandall


The Cauchy problem for u t + Σ i = 1 n (φ i (u)) xi = 0 is treated via the theory of semigroups of nonlinear transformations. This treatment requires the development of results concerning the time-independent equation u + Σ i = 1 n (φ i (u)) xi = h for hL 1(Rn), which in turn is studied via the regularized equation
$$ u + \sum\nolimits_{i = 1}^n {\left( {\phi _i \left( u \right)} \right)} _{xi} - \varepsilon \Delta u = h $$


Generalize Solution Cauchy Problem Generation Theorem Nonlinear Transformation QUASILINEAR Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael G. Crandall
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  1. 1.Mathematics Research CenterUniversity of WisconsinUSA

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