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stationary Navier-Stokes equations; non-vanishing outflow; 2-dimensional semi-infinite channel; symmetry
We consider the steady Navier-Stokes equations in a 2-dimensional unbounded multiply connected domain $\Omega $ under the general outflow condition. Let $T$ be a 2-dimensional straight channel $\mathbb{R} \times (-1,1)$. We suppose that $\Omega \cap \lbrace x_1 < 0 \rbrace $ is bounded and that $\Omega \cap \lbrace x_1 > -1 \rbrace = T \cap \lbrace x_1 > -1 \rbrace $. Let $V$ be a Poiseuille flow in $T$ and $\mu $ the flux of $V$. We look for a solution which tends to $V$ as $x_1 \rightarrow \infty $. Assuming that the domain and the boundary data are symmetric with respect to the $x_1$-axis, and that the axis intersects every component of the boundary, we have shown the existence of solutions if the flux is small (Morimoto-Fujita [8]). Some improvement will be reported in this note. We also show certain regularity and asymptotic properties of the solutions.
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