Preprint 2002-049

On Kinetic Formulation of Measure Valued and Strong Measure Valued Solutions

E.Yu. Panov

Abstract: We give kinetic formulation of measure valued and strong measure valued solutions to the Cauchy problem for a first-order quasilinear equation. For the corresponding kinetic equation the class of existence and uniqueness to the Cauchy problem is extracted. This class consists of so-called entropy solutions which correspond to strong measure valued solutions of the original problem. In the last section we generalized these results to the case of hyperbolic, generally nonconservative, systems and introduce the notion of a strong measure valued solution, based only on the kinetic approach under consideration.

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