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Compressible Navier-Stokes equations

Pages: 602 - 611, Issue Special, September 2009

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Pavel I. Plotnikov - Lavryentyev Institute of Hydrodynamics, Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences, Lavryentyev pr. 15, Novosibirsk 630090, Russian Federation (email)
Jan Sokolowski - Institut Elie Cartan, UMR 7502 (Nancy Université, CNRS, INRIA), Université Henri Poincaré Nancy I, B.P. 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, Cedex, France (email)

Abstract: Compressible, stationary Navier-Stokes (N-S) equations are considered. The shape sensitivity analysis is performed in the case of small perturbations of the so-called it approximate solutions. The proposed method of shape sensitivity analysis is general, and can be used to establish the well-posedness for distributed and boundary control problems as well as for inverse problems in the case of the state equations in the form of compressible N-S equations.

Keywords:  Compressible Navier-Stokes equations, drag minimization, transport equations
Mathematics Subject Classification:  Primary: 76N10; 35Q30; Secondary: 35A15; 76N15

Received: August 2008;      Revised: April 2009;      Published: September 2009.