Some Free Boundary Problems With Industrial Applications

  • Antonio Fasano
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 380)


These lecture notes deal with two topics each one representing a free boundary problem for a partial differential equation, arising from the analysis of interesting phenomena in different areas. The first problem models the steady states of the socalled electrochemical machining process (governed by the Laplace equation), and is characterized by free boundary conditions of Cauchy type. The second subject is a Bingham flow in a 1-D geometry; the p.d.e. is parabolic and the free boundary conditions are of nonstandard type.


Free Boundary Free Boundary Problem Stefan Problem Free Boundary Condition Electrochemical Machine 
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  • Antonio Fasano
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica U. DiniUniversità di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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