EXACT SOLUTION AND CONSERVED VECTORS OF FIFTH-ORDER KORTEWEG-DE VRIES EQUATION OBTAINED BY LIE SYMMETRY ANALYSIS

Ahmed Mustafa Thabt

Abstract


We investigate point symmetries of the Fifth-order Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation by applying Lie theory of continuous groups, from which we get two lists of infinitesimal generators forming two Lie algebras, and the latter will turn out to be a sub-space of the former. A general solution of seven arbitrary parameters satisfying these Lie symmetries is constructed. A Lagrangian is found for the simultaneous system of the KdV equation and its adjoint equation, which is used to study the conserved vectors of the system via Noether’s theorem. Lengthy computations in obtaining the extended infinitesimal generator, solving the system of PDEs, and applying Euler-Lagrange operator were handled by PDEtools and DifferentialGeometry Maple packages. 


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