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Title: Lie groups and Bäcklund transformations : application to nonlinear physical models
Author: Ramgulam, Usha
ISNI:       0000 0001 3506 2349
Awarding Body: Loughborough University of Technology
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1991
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A diversity of physical phenomena is modelled by systems of nonlinear differential equations not, in general, amenable to exact solution. However, in certain cases, exploitation of hidden symmetries in the nonlinear models can lead to solutions and reduction to canonical systems. Invariance under Lie groups and/or Bäcklund transformations are two pivotal methods in this regard.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Loughborough University of Technology
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Pure mathematics