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Publications [#139011] of Jian-Guo Liu

Papers Published

  1. J.-G. Liu, Jie Liu and R. Pego, Estimates on the Stokes pressure by partitioning the energy of harmonic functions, in Kyoto Conference on the Navier-Stokes equations and their Applications, edited by Y. Giga, H. Kozono, H. Okamoto and Y. Shibta (2007), pp. 251--270, Kyoto Univ.
    (last updated on 2007/12/07)

    We show that in a tubular domain with sufficiently small width, the normal and tangential gradients of a harmonic function have almost the same L2 norm. This estimate yields a sharp estimate of the pressure in terms of the viscosity term in the Navier-Stokes equation with no-slip boundary condition. By consequence, one can analyze the Navier- Stokes equations simply as a perturbed vector diffusion equation instead of as a perturbed Stokes system. As an application, we describe a rather easy approach to establish a new isomorphism theorem for the non-homogeneous Stokes system.
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