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dc.contributor.advisorDenny, Diane
dc.contributor.authorCosper, Lane
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-17T16:29:06Z
dc.date.available2018-10-17T16:29:06Z
dc.date.issued2018-05
dc.identifier.urihttps://tamucc-ir.tdl.org/handle/1969.6/87008
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this thesis is to prove the existence of a unique solution to a system of partial differential equations which models the flow of a compressible barotropic fluid under periodic boundary conditions. The equations come from modifying the compressible Navier-Stokes equations. The proof utilizes the method of successive approximations. We will define an iteration scheme based on solving a linearized version of the equations. Then convergence of the sequence of approximate solutions to a unique solution of the nonlinear system will be proven. The main new result of this thesis is that the density data is at a given point in the spatial domain over a time interval instead of an initial density over the entire spatial domain. Further applications of the mathematical model are fluid flow problems where the data such as concentration of a solute or temperature of the fluid is known at a given point. Future research could use boundary conditions which are not periodic.en_US
dc.format.extent41 pagesen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
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dc.subjectbarotropicen_US
dc.subjectcapillaryen_US
dc.subjectcompressibleen_US
dc.subjectexistenceen_US
dc.subjectfluiden_US
dc.subjectNavieren_US
dc.titleExistence of a unique solution to a system of equations modeling compressible fluid flow with capillary stress effectsen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
thesis.degree.disciplineMathematicsen_US
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A & M University--Corpus Christien_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberPalaniappan, Devanayagam
dc.contributor.committeeMemberSadovski, Alexey
dc.description.departmentMathematics and Statisticsen_US
dc.description.collegeCollege of Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.type.genreThesisen_US


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