Applied Mathematics and Optimization

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 57–85

The dam problem with leaky boundary conditions


  • J. Carrillo
    • Departamento de Matematica AplicadaUniversidad Complutense de Madrid
  • M. Chipot
    • Département de MathématiquesUniversité de Metz

DOI: 10.1007/BF01188758

Cite this article as:
Carrillo, J. & Chipot, M. Appl Math Optim (1993) 28: 57. doi:10.1007/BF01188758


The goal of this paper is to study the fluid flow through a two-dimensional porous medium when we impose a leaky boundary condition. We show in particular that the situation is quite different from the one with the usual Dirichlet boundary condition.

Key words

Free boundary problemsFluid flowPorous media

AMS classification


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