WIAS Preprint No. 1667, (2011)

Strong solutions for the interaction of a rigid body and a viscoelastic fluid


  • Götze, Karoline

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

  • 74F10 76A10 35Q35


  • fluid-solid interactions, viscoelastic fluids


We study a coupled system of equations describing the movement of a rigid body which is immersed in a viscoelastic fluid. It is shown that under natural assumptions on the data and for general goemetries of the rigid body, excluding contact scenarios, a unique local-in-time strong solution exists.

Appeared in

  • J. Math. Fluid Mech., 15 (2013) pp. 663--688.

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