Title of research project: Statistics of flow problems, mixing and turbulent diffusion

Period of performance: 1996 to 1997

Project Coordinator: Dr. E. Aurell (Center for Parallel Computers, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)

Principal Investigator: Prof. V.I. Keilis-Borok

Total funds: SEK 100,000 (ECU 12,000)


Large-scale numerical investigations of diffusion and mixing in fluids and gases governed by Burgers' equation, pressure-less gas dynamics and the Buckley-Levarett equation. Variational principle in gas dynamics. Application of Burgers' equation to cosmology and seimology. Instabilities and predictability in large systems.