On the energy equation for a spatially developing instability wave in the theory of hydrodynamic stability
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In this article, it is shown that the energy equation for a spatially developing disturbance used in all the literatures dealing with the problem of hydrodynamic stability suffers from a small, but crucial error.
Key Wordshydrodynamic stability energy equation spatial mode
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