# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

December  2005, 4(4): 763-778. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2005.4.763

## Global existence of the entropy solutions to the isentropic relativistic Euler equations

 1 Department of Mathematics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China, China

Received  January 2005 Revised  May 2005 Published  September 2005

We study the relativistic Euler equations for isentropic fluids with a general equation of state $p=p(\rho)$ satisfying the genuine nonlinearity condition. For the $\gamma$-law case $(1<\gamma<2)$, we establish an existence theorem for global entropy solutions to the Cauchy problem using the Glimm difference scheme. For general pressure, the nonlinear elementary waves and Riemann problem are also studied.
Citation: Yachun Li, Qiufang Shi. Global existence of the entropy solutions to the isentropic relativistic Euler equations. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2005, 4 (4) : 763-778. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2005.4.763
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