A remark on the Euler equations of hydrodynamics

Princeton/IAS Symplectic Geometry Seminar
Topic:A remark on the Euler equations of hydrodynamics
Speaker:Kai Cieliebak
Affiliation:Universit├Ąt Augsburg
Date:Monday, February 3
Time/Room:12:45pm - 1:45pm/S-101

The time evolution of an ideal incompressible fluid is described by the Euler equations. In this mostly speculative talk I will discuss a connection between stationary solutions of these equations and symplectic topology, as well as possible applications to questions of hydrodynamic instability.