Navier's Equation

The general equation of fluid flow

 (lambda+2mu)del (del ·u)-mudel x(del xu)=rho(partial^2u)/(partialt^2),

where mu and lambda are coefficients of viscosity, u is the velocity of the fluid parcel, and rho is the fluid density.

See also

Navier-Stokes Equations

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Eringen, A. C. and Suhubi, E. S. Ch. 5 in Elastodynamics, Vol. 2. New York: Academic Press, 1975.Zwillinger, D. Handbook of Differential Equations, 3rd ed. Boston, MA: Academic Press, p. 139, 1997.

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