From suitable weak solutions to entropy viscosity

Jean Luc Guermond, Richard Pasquetti, Bojan Popov

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This paper focuses on the notion of suitable weak solutions for the three-dimensional incompressible Navier–Stokes equations and discusses the relevance of this notion to Computational Fluid Dynamics. The purpose of the paper is twofold (i) to recall basic mathematical properties of the three-dimensional incompressible Navier-Stokes equations and to show how they relate to LES (ii) to introduce an entropy viscosity technique based on the notion of suitable weak solution and to illustrate numerically this concept.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuality and Reliability of Large-Eddy Simulations II
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9789400702301
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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