Scalars Converted by a Two-Dimensional Incompressible Flow

Diego Cordoba, Charles Fefferman

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We provide a test for numerical simulations of several two-dimensional incompressible flows that appear to develop sharp fronts. We show that in order to have a front the velocity has to have uncontrolled velocity growth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-260
Number of pages6
JournalCommunications on Pure and Applied Mathematics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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