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Vincent J. Ervin, Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University

"Numerical Approximation of Viscoelastic Fluid Flow"

Abstract

Abstract: Following a brief introduction to viscoelastic fluids I will discuss the numerical approximation of time dependent viscoelastic fluid flow. Convergence results for a fully discrete approximation algorithm will be given and illustrated for a multicomponent fluid flow example. The High Weissenberg Number problem will then be discussed. A simpler linear problem will be introduced, and analyzed, and show to exhibit similar difficulties as the High Weissenberg Number problem.

TUESDAY, November 4, 2003
Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300