On the collapse of tubes carried by 3D incompressible flows

Diego Cordoba, Charles Fefferman

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Abstract

We define the notion of a "regular tube", and prove that a regular tube convected by a 3D incompressible flow cannot collapse to zero thickness in finite time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-298
Number of pages6
JournalCommunications In Mathematical Physics
Volume222
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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