Exact solutions of some nonlinear evolution equations using symbolic computations. (English) Zbl 0956.35113

Summary: We present a solution methodology that utilizes symbolic computations to obtain analytic solutions of some nonlinear evolution equations by balancing the nonlinear and the dispersive effects. The solution method is demonstrated by obtaining solutions to Burgers’ equation, the nonlinear heat equation, the modified KdV equation, and the Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation.


35Q53 KdV equations (Korteweg-de Vries equations)
35C05 Solutions to PDEs in closed form
35-04 Software, source code, etc. for problems pertaining to partial differential equations
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