Cover: Effects of Surface Tension and Viscosity on Taylor Instability

Effects of Surface Tension and Viscosity on Taylor Instability

Published 1953

by Richard Ernest Bellman, R. H. Pennington


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A discussion of a model of two fluids of infinite depth (with the interface initially in the form of a sine wave with amplitude that is small compared with wave length) to determine the effects of surface tension and viscosity. The fluids are considered incompressible, and only the linear terms in the equations of hydrodynamics are used.

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