On the True Nature of Turbulence

Li, Y. Charles
January 2007
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p45
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views concerning the nature of turbulence. He notes that these views were mainly drawn from his study on chaos in partial differential equations. He noted that fluid dynamicists believe that Navier-Stokes equations accurately describe turbulence. He believes that a mathematical proof on the global regularity of the solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations poses a very challenging problem.


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