Methods and Applications of Analysis

Volume 16 (2009)

Number 4

A Blowup Criterion for the Full Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations

Pages: 491 – 506



Xiangdi Huang


In this paper, we establish a blow up criterion for strong solutions of the full compressible Navier-Stokes equations just in terms of the gradient of the velocity. It shows that the gradient of the velocity alone dominates the global existence of strong solutions.


Blowup; full compressible Navier-Stokes

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

35Q30, 76N10

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