On Preferred Perturbations Selected by Centrifugal Instability

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Oleg A. Likhachev

The University of Arizona, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, 1130 N. Mountain, P. O. Box 210119, Tucson, AZ 85721-0119e-mail: oleg@u.arizona.edu

J. Fluids Eng 123(3), 702-705 (Mar 27, 2001) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1378024 History: Received October 05, 2000; Revised March 27, 2001
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Grahic Jump Location
Neutral stability curves obtained from the Gortler model, ----, and in the present study, —. Experimental points due to Tani 13: ○, +, ▾, ▪, ▵; Winoto and Crane 14: □; Crane and Sabzvari 15: ▿; Finnis and Brown 10: ×, •. The dotted line represents a function Go∼β3/2 corresponding to a constant dimensional wavenumber.
Grahic Jump Location
Nonlinear correction to the amplification rate for β=0.4 and Go=8.282




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