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Analysis Seminar

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:00pm

Yan Guo

Brown University


University of Pennsylvania


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Prandtl boundary layer theory connects the Euler theory for ideal inviscid fluids and Navier-Stokes theory for viscous fluids near a rigid boundary for a sufficiently large Reynolds' number. Consider a steady flow over a moving boundary. We review recent work to prove the validity of Prandtl layer theory, i.e., a Navier-Stokes flow can be approximated by an Euler flow and a Prandtl layer, for sufficiently large Reynolds' number.