# Characteristic surface

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

*in the theory of partial differential equations*

The same as a characteristic.

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Characteristic surface. Yu.V. Komlenko (originator),

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Characteristic_surface&oldid=12015

This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098