On symmetrizing hyperbolic differential equations. (English) Zbl 0641.35040

Nonlinear hyperbolic problems, Proc. Adv. Res. Workshop, St. Etienne/France 1986, Lect. Notes Math. 1270, 150-151 (1987).
[For the entire collection see Zbl 0623.00008.]
This is a survey on the papers by A. Harten and the author [SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 18, 289-315 (1981; Zbl 0467.65038)] and by the author [Commun. Pure Appl. Math. 11, 175-194 (1958; Zbl 0086.016), and Contrib. Nonlin. Functional Analysis, Proc. Sympos. Univ. Wisconsin, Madison 1971, 603-634 (1971; Zbl 0268.35014)].


35L60 First-order nonlinear hyperbolic equations
35A30 Geometric theory, characteristics, transformations in context of PDEs
35L40 First-order hyperbolic systems
35Q99 Partial differential equations of mathematical physics and other areas of application