Pressureless Euler alignment system with control

Giacomo Albi, Young Pil Choi, Axel Stefan Häck

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We study a non-local hydrodynamic system with control. First, we characterize the control dynamics as a sub-optimal approximation to the optimal control problem constrained to the evolution of the pressureless Euler alignment system. We then discuss the critical thresholds that lead to global regularity or finite-time blow-up of strong solutions in one and two dimensions. Finally, we use a finite volume scheme, coupled with an implicit-explicit time integrator to solve numerically the stiff scale of the controlled system. Several numerical simulations are shown to validate the theoretical and computational results of the paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1635-1664
Number of pages30
JournalMathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Aug 1

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  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematics


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