Analysis and Applied Mathematics Seminar

Helena Nussenzveig Lopes
Federal University Rio de Janeiro
Vortex sheets in domains with boundary
Abstract: In this talk we consider the vanishing viscosity problem for incompressible fluid flow in a smooth, bounded domain. We are particularly concerned with the shear layer occurring near the boundary, a phenomenon which we explore in a few examples of flows with symmetry. We use this discussion as motivation for a framework for weak solutions of the inviscid equations which allow for exchange between circulation around the boundary and vorticity in the bulk of the fluid.
Thursday May 4, 2017 at 4:00 PM in SEO 427
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