Nonlinear Problems in Mathematical Physics and Related Topics I

Volume 1 of the series International Mathematical Series pp 121-144

Strong Solutions to the Problem of Motion of a Rigid Body in a Navier—Stokes Liquid under the Action of Prescribed Forces and Torques

  • Giovanni P. Galdi
  • , Ana L. Silvestre

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This paper is devoted to the motion of a rigid body in an infinite Navier-Stokes liquid under the action of external forces and torques. For sufficiently regular data, we prove the existence of a local strong solution to the corresponding initial-boundary-value problem for the system body-liquid.