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Asymptotics and simulation of complex fluids

Grant number: 15/50094-7
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: August 01, 2015 - July 31, 2017
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Mathematics - Applied Mathematics
Cooperation agreement: University of Bath
Mobility Program: SPRINT - Projetos de pesquisa - Mobilidade
Principal Investigator:José Alberto Cuminato
Grantee:José Alberto Cuminato
Principal investigator abroad: Jonathan David Evans
Institution abroad: University of Bath, England
Home Institution: Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/07375-0 - CeMEAI - Center for Mathematical Sciences Applied to Industry, AP.CEPID


This proposal sets out a research plan to investigate a hierarchical set of model equations that describe complex viscoelastic fluids. Such fluids have memory which makes them challenging to understand mathematically and numerically. These types of fluids (AU)

Scientific publications (4)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
EVANS, JONATHAN D.; FRANCA, HUGO L.; OISHI, CASSIO M. Application of the natural stress formulation for solving unsteady viscoelastic contraction flows. Journal of Computational Physics, v. 388, p. 462-489, JUL 1 2019. Web of Science Citations: 2.
TOME, M. F.; ARAUJO, M. T.; EVANS, J. D.; MCKEE, S. Numerical solution of the Giesekus model for incompressible free surface flows without solvent viscosity. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, v. 263, p. 104-119, JAN 2019. Web of Science Citations: 1.
EVANS, J. D.; PALHARES JUNIOR, I. L.; OISHI, C. M. Stresses of PTT, Giesekus, and Oldroyd-B fluids in a Newtonian velocity field near the stick-slip singularity. Physics of Fluids, v. 29, n. 12 DEC 2017. Web of Science Citations: 4.
EVANS, J. D.; OISHI, C. M. Transient computations using the natural stress formulation for solving sharp corner flows. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, v. 249, p. 48-52, NOV 2017. Web of Science Citations: 2.

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