Accession Number : ADA193477

Title :   A Limiting 'Viscosity' Approach to the Riemann Problem for Materials Exhibiting Change of Phase.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON CENTER FOR MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Slemrod, M

PDF Url : ADA193477

Report Date : Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : This paper considers resolution of the Riemann problem for a van der Waals fluid. The method of an analysis is one of limiting artificial viscosity. Keywords: Connecting orbits; A priori estimates; Theorems.

Descriptors :   *VISCOSITY, *FLUID MECHANICS, *MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, *PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS, ORBITS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, LAGRANGIAN FUNCTIONS, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE