By S. S. Sritharan

Optimum regulate of fluid dynamics is of basic significance in aero/hydrodynamic automobiles, combustion keep an eye on in engines, hearth suppression, magnetic fusion, and ocean and atmospheric prediction. This ebook presents a well-crystalized thought and computational equipment for this new box. it's the first and purely e-book to supply a concentrated presentation of the problems pertaining to suggestions regulate in viscous hydrodynamics. Engineers, physicists, and mathematicians operating within the aforementioned fields could be attracted to this ebook.

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We assume that F is either convex or is of class C1-1. 23), u and p denote the velocity and pressure fields, respectively, f a given body force, and g a distributed control. , [11]. 1. Notation. Throughout, C will denote a positive constant whose meaning and value changes with context. Also, HS(T>}, s G R , denotes the standard OPTIMAL CONTROL PPROBLEMS FOR NONLINEAR EQUATIONS 51 Sobolev space of order 5 with respect to the set V C R d . Of course, HQ(T>} = I/ 2 (X>). Norms of functions belonging to Hs(£l) are denoted by || • |]5.

3). , there exists a p, € X* such that If k = 0, then there exists a // 7^ 0 such that so that the optimality system necessarily has infinite many solutions. In fact (dp] in place of /i is a solution for any d € 1R. This creates tremendous theoretical and numerical difficulties. Thus, it is of great interest to try to eliminate this situation. , A € &(—TN'(u)}. If the control g enters the constraint in a favorable manner, then we may take k = 1 even when A € cr(—TN'(u)). ' If v* e X* satisfies (/ + A N'(u)*T*)v* = 0 and K*T*v* = 0, then v* - 0.

Ft2}, the functional u —*• \\u\\^ is jj,-integrable and Then the family A4(ft2) Z5 weakly relatively compact in fl^. The martingale problem (of Stroock & Varadhan) for the stochastic NavierStokes equation can be formulated as follows. 2> £,£*, P)martingale. Here C is defined as with / € C™ and where Pm is the orthogonal projection in to the span of Stokes eigenfunctions. Noting that the eigenfunctions of the Stokes operator are smooth, we can write cylindrical test functions as, 32 OPTIMAL CONTROL OF VISCOUS FLOW We will begin with the approximate problem, with Let us formulate the corresponding martingale problem in the following way.