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CNA Seminar/Colloquium
Paolo Podio Guidugli
Universita' di Roma Tor Vergata
Title: DISSIPATIVE ENTROPY MAKES THE HEAT EQUATION HYPERBOLIC

Abstract: Infinite disturbance speed, an undesirable feature of the standard heat equation, is usually avoided by assuming a Boltzmann-Volterra dependence of the heat influx vector on the history of the temperature gradient. In the talk, it will be shown how to attain the same desideratum by postulating a constitutive splitting of entropy into standard and dissipative parts.

Recording: http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-PaoloPodioGuidugli-Jul-09-2012.avi
Recording: http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-PaoloPodioGuidugli-Jul-09-2012.mp4
Date: Monday, July 9, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  David Kinderlehrer
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