KdV & KAM by Thomas (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Kappeler, Jurgen Poschel
  

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KdV & KAM by Thomas (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Kappeler, Jurgen Poschel

This text treats the Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation with periodic boundary conditions. This equation models waves in homogeneous, weakly nonlinear and weakly dispersive media in general. For the first time, these important results are comprehensively covered in book form, authored by internationally renowned experts in the field.

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The main topic of the present book is the periodic Korteweg de Vries equation ... . It is well written and comes with an introduction to integrable Hamiltonian systems and KAM theory, which makes it self-contained and accessible to graduate students as well. As an additional bonus, all chapters can be read independently of each other. I can only highly recommend it to anybody interested in infinite dimensional integrable systems. (G.Teschl, Internationale Mathematische Nachrichten, Issue 196, 2004)

`KAM'. ... the illuminating overview and the introductions of each chapter make these difficult (and technical) subjects accessible to nonspecialists. (Benoit Grebert, Mathematical Reviews, 2004 g)

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Format

Hardback
279 pages

Author

Thomas (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Kappeler, Jurgen Poschel
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Publisher

Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K an imprint of Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG

Publication date

19th May 2003

ISBN

9783540022343


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