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Global existence of strong solutions to the micro-polar, compressible flow with density-dependent viscosities

Mingtao Chen

Author affiliations

College of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, PR China

School of Mathematics and Statistics, Shandong University at Weihai, Weihai 264209, PR China

Citation and License

Boundary Value Problems 2011, 2011:13  doi:10.1186/1687-2770-2011-13

Published: 15 August 2011

Abstract

This article is concerned with global strong solutions of the micro-polar, compressible flow with density-dependent viscosity coefficients in one-dimensional bounded intervals. The important point in this article is that the initial density may vanish in an open subset.