Spreading speed and sharp asymptotic profiles of solutions in free boundary problems for nonlinear advection-diffusion equations

Yuki Kaneko, Hiroshi Matsuzawa

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    Abstract

    In this study, we consider free boundary problems for nonlinear advection-diffusion equations of the form ut-uxxux=f(u) for t>0, g(t)2-norm as t→∞ when spreading occurs. We develop new approaches and extend a previous result to the problem with the advection term.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)43-76
    Number of pages34
    JournalJournal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
    Volume428
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Keywords

    • Bistable
    • Combustion
    • Free boundary problem
    • Monostable
    • Nonlinear advection-diffusion equation
    • Spreading speed

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Analysis
    • Applied Mathematics

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