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Control and observability of water waves Abstract :

PDE and Applied Math Seminar

Speaker: Professor Thomas Alazard, Ecole Normale Supérieure
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, Oct 28 2015, 3:10PM

The questions we discuss in this talk are the following: 1) which water waves can be generated by blowing on a localized portion of the free surface of a liquid? 2) Consider a 3D fluid in a rectangular tank. Is-it possible to estimate its energy by looking only at the motion of the curves of contact between the free surface and the vertical walls?