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Is a Direct Numerical Simulation of Chaos or Turbulence Possible: A Study of a Model Non-Linearity

  title={Is a Direct Numerical Simulation of Chaos or Turbulence Possible: A Study of a Model Non-Linearity},
  author={L. Yao},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
  • L. Yao
  • Published 2005
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • arXiv: Fluid Dynamics
There are many subtle issues associated with solving the Navier-Stokes equations. In this paper, several of these issues, which have been observed previously in research involving the Navier-Stokes equations, are studied within the framework of the one-dimensional Kuramoto-Sivashinsky (KS) equation, a model nonlinear partial-differential equation. This alternative approach is expected to more easily expose major points and hopefully identify open questions that are related to the Navier-Stokes… Expand


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