November  2002, 2(4): 483-494. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2002.2.483

Stability of stationary solutions of the forced Navier-Stokes equations on the two-torus


Department of Physics, University of Toronto, 60 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 1A7, Canada, Canada, Canada

Received  January 2002 Revised  June 2002 Published  August 2002

We study the linear and nonlinear stability of stationary solutions of the forced two-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations on the domain $[0,2\pi]\times[0,2\pi/\alpha]$, where $\alpha\in(0,1]$, with doubly periodic boundary conditions. For the linear problem we employ the classical energy--enstrophy argument to derive some fundamental properties of unstable eigenmodes. From this it is shown that forces of pure $x_2$-modes having wavelengths greater than $2\pi$ do not give rise to linear instability of the corresponding primary stationary solutions. For the nonlinear problem, we prove the equivalence of nonlinear stability with respect to the energy and enstrophy norms. This equivalence is then applied to derive optimal conditions for nonlinear stability, including both the high- and low-Reynolds-number limits.
Citation: Chuong V. Tran, Theodore G. Shepherd, Han-Ru Cho. Stability of stationary solutions of the forced Navier-Stokes equations on the two-torus. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2002, 2 (4) : 483-494. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2002.2.483

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