Searching convective/absolute instability boundary for flows with fully numerical dispersion relation

Suslov, Sergey A. (2001) Searching convective/absolute instability boundary for flows with fully numerical dispersion relation. Computer Physics Communications, 142 (1-3). pp. 322-325. ISSN 0010-4655

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The numerical aspects of finding a complete boundary separating regions of convective and absolute instabilities are discussed in the example of mixed convection flow. The dispersion relation associated with the flow is fully numerical and thus the problem of distinguishing its branches in a complex wave number/frequency space arises when the spatio-temporal instability theory is used to analyse the flow. This paper suggests an algorithm to resolve such a difficulty and applies it to obtain stability results for a wide range of physical parameters governing the example flow.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Copyright 2001 Elsevier This is the authors' version of the work. It is posted here with permission of the publisher for your personal use. No further distribution is permitted.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:10
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: spatio-temporal instabilities; convective/absolute instability; dispersion relation
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0203 Classical Physics > 020303 Fluid Physics
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091501 Computational Fluid Dynamics
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1016/S0010-4655(01)00360-5

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