By C. Herbert Clemens

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Sm ) = S(X, T ) such that ∂Sj /∂X = Uj (u), 39 ∂Sj /∂T = Vj (u). Let us consider the following question: is it possible to find the smooth functions (up ) in such a way that the expression: Ψ = F (S(X, T ), u1 (X, T ), . . , uN (X, T )) satisfies the original evolutional equation asymptotically? This fact means by definition that Ψt = K(Ψ, Ψx , . ) + o(1) for ε → 0. This question has been investigated well enough for the case m = 1 only, but the formal procedure is valid for m > 1 as well.

Lie algebras) have tensors which are strongly Liouville. It is the author’s opinion that it should be possible to classify all of them. The role of Physical Coordinates will be clarified in Lecture 5. We are coming now to the “integration theory” for Hamiltonian HT systems developed by S. D. thesis in 1985. e. the “non-linear WKB method”) admit Riemann Invariants (G. Whitham in 1973 for n = 1 and N = 3; H. Flashka, G. Forest and D. McLaughlin in 1980 for N = 2m + 1 and n = 1). The differential-geometric Hamiltonian formalism (above) for these HT systems was developed by B.

E. ) the following indentity is true: ∂i W k = Γkki , i = k. Wi − W k All these systems commute (in fact all of them are HT Hamiltonian systems generated by the same HTPB). The last equation might be considered as an equation for finding all the HT flows commuting with each other, provided the symbols Γkki are known. In particular we have for any diagonal metric: Γkki = ∂i log |gk (r)|1/2 , gk = 1/g k (r). 35 As a consequence we have ∂i ∂j W k Wj − W k ∂i W k , i = j = k. Wi − W k = ∂j Definition.