### A finite element approximation of three dimensional motion of a Bingham fluid

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This paper is dedicated to a regularity criterion for the 2D MHD equations and viscoelastic equations. We prove that if the magnetic field B, respectively the local deformation gradient F, satisfies $\nabla B,\nabla F\in {L}^{q}(0,T;{L}^{p}\left(\mathbb{R}\xb2\right))$ for 1/p + 1/q = 1 and 2 < p ≤ ∞, then the corresponding local solution can be extended beyond time T.

Most three dimensional constitutive relations that have been developed to describe the behavior of bodies are correlated against one dimensional and two dimensional experiments. What is usually lost sight of is the fact that infinity of such three dimensional models may be able to explain these experiments that are lower dimensional. Recently, the notion of maximization of the rate of entropy production has been used to obtain constitutive relations based on the choice of the stored energy and rate...

In this paper, a nonlinear problem corresponding to a simplified Oldroyd-B model without convective terms is considered. Assuming the domain to be a convex polygon, existence of a solution is proved for small relaxation times. Continuous piecewise linear finite elements together with a Galerkin Least Square (GLS) method are studied for solving this problem. Existence and a priori error estimates are established using a Newton-chord fixed point theorem, a posteriori error estimates are also derived....

In this paper, a nonlinear problem corresponding to a simplified Oldroyd-B model without convective terms is considered. Assuming the domain to be a convex polygon, existence of a solution is proved for small relaxation times. Continuous piecewise linear finite elements together with a Galerkin Least Square (GLS) method are studied for solving this problem. Existence and a priori error estimates are established using a Newton-chord fixed point theorem, a posteriori error estimates are also derived. An...

This work is concerned with the study of the flow of an incompressible viscoelastic fluid of White-Metzner type. These models lead to systems of partial differential equations that are evolutionary, are globally well posed. The objective of this article is to prove the local and global existence of solutions of these systems.

A simplified stochastic Hookean dumbbells model arising from viscoelastic flows is considered, the convective terms being disregarded. A finite element discretization in space is proposed. Existence of the numerical solution is proved for small data, so as a priori error estimates, using an implicit function theorem and regularity results obtained in [Bonito et al., J. Evol. Equ.6 (2006) 381–398] for the solution of the continuous problem. A posteriori error estimates are also derived. Numerical...