Hydrodynamic Screening in Random Media

  • Jacob Rubinstein
Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications book series (IMA, volume 9)


We study the propagation of momentum through viscous fluid in a domain containing a large number of randomly distributed small obstacles. The obstacles are assumed to be fixed, and the velocity is governed by Stokes equations. Our motivations are:
  1. (i)

    Analyse hydrodynamic interactions in random configurations.

  2. (ii)

    Develope models for porous media.



Porous Medium Stokes Equation Singular Perturbation Random Configuration Spectral Interpretation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob Rubinstein
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Mathematics and its ApplicationsUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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