Fluid dynamics is a branch of physics that studies the motion of liquids or gases, which involves analysis and solution of partial differential equations like Euler equations, Navier-Stokes equations, etc.

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Is the problem that Prof Otelbaev proved exactly the one stated by Clay Mathematics Institute?

Recently, mathematician Mukhtarbay Otelbaev published a paper Existence of a strong solution of the Navier-Stokes equations, in which he claim that he solved one of the Millennium Problems: existence ...
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Solving a system of two second order ODEs using Runge-Kutta method (ode45) in MATLAB

I'm trying to solve the system of differential equations outlined in Von Karman's rotating disk flow. I got them into a system of ordinary differential equations: F(n), G(n), H(n) $$F'' = -G^2 + F^2 ...
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Did I just solve the Navier-Stokes Millennium Problem?

I think I may have just solved a Millennium Problem. I found an exact 3D solution to Navier-Stokes equations that has a finite time singularity. The velocity, pressure, and force are all spatially ...
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Modelling a Water Rocket. Requires Some Validation and Help. ( WARNING : Extremely Long but Interesting Post )

Good day people of math.stackexchange.com This is a pet project that I plan to use to convince my Prof that I would rather try something similar to this than to do the prescribed project. Edit : ...
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References for the Navier-Stokes equations

For understanding the Navier-Stokes equations, are there any references which may include one or more of the followings: mathematical rigorousness motivation preliminaries introduction etc.
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Existence and uniqueness of Stokes flow

What are the solution existence and uniqueness conditions for Stokes' flow? $$\begin{gathered} \nabla p = \mu \Delta \vec{u} + \vec{f} \\ \nabla \cdot \vec{u} = 0 \end{gathered}$$ Maybe you could ...
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Prove $l_{ip}=\frac{\partial \bar x_i}{\partial x_p}=\frac{\partial x_p}{\partial \bar x_i}$

Let $l$ be a rotation tensor such that $$\bar x_i=l_{ip}x_p$$ where $l_{ip}$ is the direction cosine between the unit vectors in the component directions $x_p$ and $\bar x_i$. Prove that $$l_{ip}...
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How can we describe the diffusion of “things” injected into a fluid?

Let $d\in\left\{2,3\right\}$ and $\Omega_t$ be the bounded set occupied by a fluid at time $t\ge 0$. Let $c\in\Omega_0$ be a particle and $$[0,\infty)\to\mathbb R^d\;,\;\;\;t\mapsto X_t(c)\in\Omega_t\...
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Prove Bernoulli Function is Constant on Streamline

I have an incompressible, inviscid fluid, under the influence of gravity, with a velocity potential: $$ \mathbf{u} = (-\cos(x)\sin(y), \sin(x)\cos(y), 0) $$ Using Euler's equations, $$ \mathbf{u} \...
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Streamlines - Pathlines

Construct and draw the streamlines of the velocity field $u=az-bt, v=\frac{b}{4}z-cy, w=2(a-1)$. Calculate $c$ (as a function of the constants $a$, $b$) such that the flow field $\overrightarrow{u}=(u,...
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Implementation of a simulation of an incompressible Newtonian fluid with uniform density

Let $d\in\left\{2,3\right\}$ and $\Omega\subseteq\mathbb R^d$ be a bounded domain. I want to simulate an incompressible Newtonian fluid with uniform density $\rho$ and viscosity $\nu$. The evolution ...
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Stress vector - Stress tensor

Is the definition of the stress vector the following? The stress vector is the force per unit surface. The stress tensor is the matrix $\{\sigma_{ij}(x,t)\}$ and its $(i,j)$-component is the $i$-...
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Continuity equation on manifolds

Mass conservation is usually written as $$\frac{\partial \rho}{\partial t} + \operatorname{div}(\rho \boldsymbol v) = 0$$ $\rho$ is the density and $\boldsymbol v$ is the fluid velocity. My attempt ...
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Integrate second order DE once

Given the vorticity equation $$\frac{D \omega}{Dt}=(\omega \cdot \nabla)\textbf{u}+ν\nabla^2ω$$ and $\textbf{u} = (−αr/2,v(r),αz) $ in cylindrical polars where alpha is positive constant. Find $\...
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Plotting Streamlines Maple

I wonder if anybody could help with this. I've been asked to plot the streamlines of the complex potential $\Omega(z)=Uz + \frac{m}{2\pi}ln(z)$ to which I get the stream function $\psi(r,\theta)=rUsin\...
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Finding stagnation points and stream function

Sorry for the lack of latex. The question I want to ask would need all this info and it would take very long to write it. (a) Irrotational flow means $\nabla \times \textbf u =0$ so we can define ...
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Finding $x$ and $y$ components of Navier Stokes

An incompressible viscous fluid of constant densite and kinematic viscosity occupies the space between porous walls at $y=0$ and $y=d$. The steady two dimensional flow is subject to a constant ...
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Intuition behind divergence?

$\overrightarrow f = 3x\overrightarrow i - 3y\overrightarrow j$ $\overrightarrow g = 3x\overrightarrow i + 3y\overrightarrow j$ If I calculate the divergence of $f$ I get $0$. If I calculate the ...
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How to differentiate Complex Fluid Potential

I have $$F(z) = \phi + i\psi$$ Also, it is given that $$u = \frac{\delta \phi}{\delta x}, \ \ v = \frac{\delta\phi}{\delta y}$$ and $$u = \frac{\delta \psi}{\delta x}, \ \ v = -\frac{\delta\psi}{\...
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How to integrate twice of this viscous term?

I am reading a paper, and I do not understand why the author said the following term when integrated twice will become, $\int\limits_\Omega {{\rm{d}}\Omega {{\bf{\psi }}^{\bf{u}}}\cdot\nabla \cdot\...
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fluid dynamics in polar coordinates

On page 12 of Malham's fluid dynamics notes the following flow field is considered: $\boldsymbol u= (u,v) = (kx, -ky)$. It's easy to see in these Cartesian coordinates that this is solenoidal: $\nabla\...