Here we consider hyperbolic equations of second order, mainly wave equations.
- 4.4: A Method of Riemann
- Riemann's method provides a formula for the solution of the following Cauchy initial value problem for a hyperbolic equation of second order in two variables
Thumbnail: A solution to the 2D wave equation. Image used with permission (CC-SA-By-4.0; BrentHFoster). The wave equation is an important second-order linear partial differential equation for the description of waves, such as sound waves, light waves and water waves. It arises in fields like acoustics, electromagnetics, and fluid dynamics.