Surfaces moving under Hamiltonian flows

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Ely Kerman

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We will (continue to) study the convergence properties of a family of partial differential equations that describe surfaces moving under Hamiltonian flows. These flows are designed to push the surface to acquire certain symmetries. The equations are nonlinear perturbations of heat flows. Modeling them numerically is a significant and interesting challenge.

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Undergrad Prerequisites


Completion of Calculus 3.