[ANNNULLATO] Euler-Poincaré variational principles and applications to fluid dynamics - [1 ECTS, MAT/07]

Speaker:  Prof. Cesare Troncy - University of Surrey - UK -
  Monday, April 20, 2020
Event postponed - dates will be communicated later

Starting from Poincaré's  original work from 1901, this lecture series offers a brief overview of the reduction by symmetry for Hamilton's variational principle on Lie groups. After considering the simple case of a free rigid body, different types of examples will be covered before focusing on fluid dynamics. Eventually, the last lectures present a brief introduction to the application of these methods to the dynamics of nematic liquid crystals, in both ideal and dissipative cases.

Programme Director
Nicola Sansonetto

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Publication date
October 23, 2019