### Abstract

The BBM or Regularized Long Wave Equation is shown to possess only three non-trivial independent conservation laws. In order to prove this result, a new theory of Euler-type operators in the formal calculus of variations will be developed in detail.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 143-160 |

Number of pages | 18 |

Journal | Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society |

Volume | 85 |

Issue number | 1 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jan 1979 |

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Olver, P. J. (1979). Euler operators and conservation laws of the BBM equation.

*Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society*,*85*(1), 143-160. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0305004100055572