# Difference between revisions of "Governing equations"

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In Cartesian coordinates, the Stokes equations are given by, | In Cartesian coordinates, the Stokes equations are given by, | ||

## Revision as of 12:53, 30 July 2009

### Stokes Equations

In Cartesian coordinates, the Stokes equations are given by,

,

where *P* is the pressure and τ is the deviatoric stress tensor. The latter is given by

,

where σ is the full stress tensor.