Subcritical instability and exchange of stability in a horizontal fluid layer

D. D. Joseph, Richard J Goldstein, D. J. Graham

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Abstract

Rayleigh numbers calculated from linear and energy theories do not coincide when internal heat sources are present. For free boundaries exchange of stability applies, but energy theory nonetheless deems possible the existence of subcritical instabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)903-904
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1968

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