Homogenization and convergence of the vortex method for 2‐D euler equations with oscillatory vorticity fields

E. Weinan, Thomas Y. Hou

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Abstract

The 2‐D incompressible Euler equations with oscillatory vorticity fields are studied. A homogenization result for 2‐D Euler equations in velocity‐vorticity formulation is obtained and weak continuity of the equations is proved. Convergence of the vortex method is analyzed in the case when the continuous vorticity is not well resolved by the computational particles. Numerical results are given. Comparisons are made with the corresponding finite difference approximation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)821-855
Number of pages35
JournalCommunications on Pure and Applied Mathematics
Volume43
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics

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