Abstract and Applied Analysis
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 843692, 18 pages
Research Article

Micropolar Fluids with Vanishing Viscosity

1Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Av Angamos 0610, Casilla, Antofagasta 1280, Chile
2Escuela de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín, 3840, Colombia
3Departamento de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Campus Fernando May, Casilla, Chillán 447, Chile

Received 26 August 2009; Accepted 8 March 2010

Academic Editor: Nobuyuki Kenmochi

Copyright © 2010 E. Ortega-Torres et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A study of the convergence of weak solutions of the nonstationary micropolar fluids, in bounded domains of n, when the viscosities tend to zero, is established. In the limit, a fluid governed by an Euler-like system is found.