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The Wave Equation

Chapter
Part of the Texts in Applied Mathematics book series (TAM, volume 29)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to study initial-boundary value problems for the wave equation in one space dimension. In particular, we will derive formal solutions by a separation of variables technique, establish uniqueness of the solution by energy arguments, and study properties of finite difference approximations.

Keywords

Wave Equation Formal Solution Smooth Solution Initial Function Damp Wave Equation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1998

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