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Isothermal compressible two-phase flows with and without phase transition are modeled, employing Darcy’s and/or Forchheimer’s law for the velocity field. It is shown that the resulting systems are thermodynamically consistent in the sense that the available energy is a strict Lyapunov functional. In both cases, the equilibria are identified and their thermodynamical stability is investigated by means of a variational approach. It is shown that the problems are well-posed in an -setting and generate local semiflows in the proper state manifolds. It is further shown that a non-degenerate equilibrium is dynamically stable in the natural state manifold if and only if it is thermodynamically stable. Finally, it is shown that a solution which does not develop singularities exists globally and converges to an equilibrium in the state manifold.
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Jan Prüss, Gieri Simonett, The Verigin problem with and without phase transition. Interfaces Free Bound. 20 (2018), no. 1, pp. 107–128DOI 10.4171/IFB/398