Defective Boundary Conditions for PDEs with Applications in Haemodynamics

  • Luca FormaggiaEmail author
  • Christian Vergara
Part of the SEMA SIMAI Springer Series book series (SEMA SIMAI, volume 15)


This works gives an overview of the mathematical treatment of state-of-the-art techniques for partial differential problems where boundary data are provided only in terms of averaged quantities. A condition normally indicated as “defective boundary condition”. We present and analyze several procedures by which this type of problems can be handled.



The authors would like to thank B. Guerciotti and D. Le Van for their support in the numerical experiments, and dr M. Domanin for providing the radiological images. They also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Italian MIUR by the grant PRIN12, number 201289A4LX, “Mathematical and numerical models of the cardiovascular system, and their clinical applications”. CV has been partially supported also by the H2020-MSCA-ITN-2017, EU project 765374 “ROMSOC - Reduced Order Modelling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled systems”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MOX, Dipartimento di MatematicaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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