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Steady Prandtl boundary layers of Navier-Stokes flows over a rotating disk

Semester: 
Spring 2016
Seminar Date: 
Monday, April 25 1:30pm - 6:15pm at Brown
Speaker: 
Sameer Iyer (Brown)

I will introduce Prandtl's boundary layer hypothesis, which was formulated in 1904 to describe the inviscid convergence of Navier-Stokes flows towards an Euler flow. I will then describe the setup and outline the proof of a recent result validating Prandtl's hypothesis in the case of Navier-Stokes flows over a rotating disk.