Thursdays, 13.45--15.30, room 176 (Snellius)

date | title | speaker | material |

Feb 18 |
Introduction to the analysis of nonlinear waves | Martina | - |

March 3 |
Introduction on the stability theory for travelling waves | Björn | - |

March 17 |
Traffic Flows | Elise | - |

March 31 |
Algebraic stability | Hermen Jan | - |

April 7 |
Solitary water waves of the Korteweg-de Vries equation | Mara | - |

May 19 |
Traveling waves in nonlinear diffusion equations | Mila | - |

May 26 |
Waves with transition layers | Sibel | - |

Literature: |

* Traffic flow: "Introduction to the Foundations of Applied Mathematics" M.H. Holmes (Ch. 5) |

* Fluid flow: "Introduction to the Foundations of Applied Mathematics" M.H. Holmes (Ch. 9) |

* Traveling waves in the KdV and Sine-Gordon equation: "Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Waves" R. Knobel (Ch. 4,5,6) |

* Biological waves: "Mathematical Biology" J.D. Murray |

* Water waves and the Korteweg-de Vries equation: "Solitons: an introduction" P.G. Drazin |

* Waves with transition layers: "Patterns and Waves" P. Grindrod |