Navier-Stokes equation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Claude-Louis Navier French physicist and George Gabriel Stokes Irish mathematician and physicist

Noun[edit]

Navier-Stokes equation (plural Navier-Stokes equations)

  1. (physics) a partial differential equation which describes the conservation of linear momentum for a Newtonian incompressible fluid

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