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AuthorGaldi, Giovanni P. author
TitleAn Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of the Navier-Stokes Equations [electronic resource] : Volume I: Linearised Steady Problems / by Giovanni P. Galdi
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 1994
Edition Revised Edition
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Descript XIII, 465 p. 1 illus. online resource


Undoubtedly, the Navier-Stokes equations are of basic importance within the context of modern theory of partial differential equations. Although the range of their applicability to concrete problems has now been clearly recognised to be limited, as my dear friend and bright colleague K.R. Raยญ jagopal has showed me by several examples during the past six years, the mathematical questions that remain open are of such a fascinating and challenging nature that analysts and applied mathematicians cannot help being attracted by them and trying to contribute to their resolution. Thus, it is not a coincidence that over the past ten years more than seventy sigยญ nificant research papers have appeared concerning the well-posedness of boundary and initial-boundary value problems. In this monograph I shall perform a systematic and up-to-date investigaยญ tion of the fundamental properties of the Navier-Stokes equations, including existence, uniqueness, and regularity of solutions and, whenever the region of flow is unbounded, of their spatial asymptotic behavior. I shall omit other relevant topics like boundary layer theory, stability, bifurcation, deยญ tailed analysis of the behavior for large times, and free-boundary problems, which are to be considered "advanced" ones. In this sense the present work should be regarded as "introductory" to the matter


I Steady-State Solutions of the Navier-Stokes Equations: Statement of the Problem and Open Questions -- II Basic Function Spaces and Related Inequalities -- III The Function Spaces of Hydrodynamics -- IV Steady Stokes Flow in Bounded Domains -- V Steady Stokes Flow in Exterior Domains -- VI Steady Stokes Flow in Domains with Unbounded Boundaries -- VII Steady Oseen Flow in Exterior Domains

Physics Mathematics Mathematical analysis Analysis (Mathematics) Thermodynamics Physics Theoretical Mathematical and Computational Physics Thermodynamics Analysis Mathematics general


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