Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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The instability of superposed flow

Authors: S. S. Liang and B. S. Seidel
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 36 (1978), 57-72
MSC: Primary 76.35
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/475240
MathSciNet review: 475240
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Abstract: The interfacial instability of a stratified two-phase flow is studied. Two independent cases are investigated: first, the instability of an idealized atmosphere (density decreasing exponentially with height) over a liquid; second, the instability of an ideal gas over a liquid. The unbounded and incompressible cases may be obtained by specializing the above results.

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