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  Shelf Number   532.5 DRA 1st ed.  
   
 
  Author   Drazin, P. G. (Philip G.)  
  Title   Hydrodynamic stability / P. G. Drazin and W. H. Reid.  
  Edition   1st ed.  
  Imprint   Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1981.  
  Collation   xiv, 525 p. :  ill. ;  22 cm.  
  Bibliography Note   Bibliography: p. [479]-513.  
  Contents   Contents: • 1. Introduction (p. 1) • 2. Mechanisms of instability (p. 4) • 3. Fundamental concepts of hydrodynamic stability (p. 8) • 4. Kelvin-Helmholtz instability (p. 14) • 5. Break-up of a liquid jet in air (p. 22) • 2. Thermal instability • 6. Introduction (p. 32) • 7. The equations of motion (p. 34) • 8. The stability problem (p. 37) • 9. General stability characteristics (p. 44) • 10. Particular stability characteristics (p. 50) • 11. The cells (p. 52) • 12. Experimental results (p. 59) • 13. Some applications (p. 62) • 3. Centrifugal instability • 14. Introduction (p. 69) • 15. Instability of an inviscid fluid (p. 71) • 16. Instability to Couette flow of an inviscid fluid (p. 82) • 17. The taylor problem (p. 88) • 18. The dean problem (p. 108) • 19. The gortler problem (p. 116) • 4. Parallel shear flows • 20. Introduction (p. 124) • 21. The governing equations (p. 126) • 22. General criteria for instability (p. 131) • 23. Flows with piecewise-linear velocity profiles (p. 144) • 24. The initial-value problem (p. 147) • 25. The governing equations (p. 153)  
    # 26. The eigenvalue spectrum for small Reynolds numbers (p. 158) # 27. Heuristic methods of approximation (p. 164) # 28. Approximations to the eigenvalue relation (p. 180) # 29. The long-wave approximation for unbounded flows (p. 196) # 30. Numerical methods of solution (p. 202) # 31. Stability characteristics of various basic flows (p. 211) # 32. Experimental results (p. 239) # 5. Uniform asymptotic approximations # 33. Introduction (p. 251) # 34. The integral representations of the solutions (p. 256) # 35. The differential equation method (p. 263) # 36. A preliminary transformation (p. 265) # 37. The inner and outer expansions (p. 267) # 38. Uniform approximations (p. 280) # 39. A comparison with Lin’s theory (p. 285) # 40. Preliminary simplification of the eigenvalue relation (p. 290) # 41. The uniform approximation to the eigenvalue relation (p. 295) # 42. A comparison with the heuristic approximations to the eigenvalue relation (p. 305) # 43. A numerical treatment of the Orr-Sommerfeld problem using compound matrices (p. 311) # 6. Additional topics in linear stability theory # 44. Instability of parallel flow of a stratified fluid (p. 320) # 45. Baroclinic instability (p. 333) # 46. Instability of the pinch (p. 339) # 47. Development of linear instability in time and space (p. 345) # 48. Instability of unsteady flows (p. 353) # 7. Nonlinear stability # 49. Introduction (p. 370) # 50. The derivation of ordinary differential systems governing stability (p. 380) # 51. Resonant wave interactions (p. 387)  
    # 52. Fundamental concepts of nonlinear stability (p. 398) # 53. Additional fundamental concepts of nonlinear stability (p. 423) # 54. Some applications of the nonlinear theory (p. 435) # App. A class of generalized airy functions # A1. The airy functions A[subscript k] (z) (p. 465) # A2. The functions of A[subscript k] (z,p), B[subscript 0](z,p) and B[subscript k](z,p) (p. 466) # A3. The functions A[subscript k] (z,p,q) and B[subscript k] (z,p,q) (p. 472) # A4. The zeros of A[subscript 1](z,p) (p. 477) # Addendum : weakly non-parallel theories for the Blasius boundary layer (p. 479)  
  Series   Cambridge monographs on mechanics and applied mathematics.  
   
 
  Author(s)/Contrib.   Reid, William Hill, 1926-  
  Subjects   Hydrodynamics.  
    Stability.  
  ISBN   0521227984  
  Record Number   000003525  
   
 
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