Variational bounds in dissipative systems

Peter Constantin, Charles Doering

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We present a general method for estimating the space-time average dissipation in a large class of dissipative PDEs. The method leads to variational problems with spectral side conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-228
Number of pages8
JournalPhysica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 15 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Applied Mathematics


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