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Course MAT-81-31-K-7

Theory of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws (2V, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 4.5 CP 28 h 107 h
(2V) 4.5 CP 28 h 107 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. irreg.
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [MAT-TEMA] Industrial Mathematics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • introduction to hyperbolic conservation laws,
  • analytical statements for scalar hyperbolic equations,
  • analytical statements for systems of hyperbolic conservation equations (in particular, WaveFrontTracking).


  • A. Bressan: Hyperbolic conservation laws: an illustrated tutorial; in: Modelling and Optimisation of Flows on Networks,
  • A. Bressan: Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws - The One-dimensional Cauchy Problem.


Further literature will be announced in the lecture.

References to Course [MAT-81-31-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MAT-81-31-M-7] Theory of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws P: Obligatory 2V, 4.5 LP