Acta Mechanica

, Volume 217, Issue 3–4, pp 191–204 | Cite as

Nonsimple isotropic incompressible linear fluids surrounding one-dimensional structures

  • Giulio G. Giusteri
  • Alfredo Marzocchi
  • Alessandro Musesti


We introduce a model of fluid which has four main features: it readily emerges by a general continuum mechanical framework; it is a generalization maintaining most of the physical features of incompressible Newtonian fluids; it can model adherence interactions with one-dimensional structures surrounded by the fluid; the associated initial boundary-value problem is well-posed on three-dimensional domains.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giulio G. Giusteri
    • 1
  • Alfredo Marzocchi
    • 2
  • Alessandro Musesti
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e ApplicazioniUniversità degli Studi di Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica “N. Tartaglia”Università Cattolica del Sacro CuoreBresciaItaly

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