Stability of an expanding bubble in the Rayleigh model

  • B. B. Chakraborty
  • Dinesh Khattar


A bubble expands adiabatically in an incompressible, inviscid liquid. The variation of its radiusR with time is given by the Rayleigh’s equation. We find that the bubble is stable at the equilibrium point in this model.


Bubble Rayleigh’s equation stability hamiltonian Liapounov’s function 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. B. Chakraborty
    • 1
  • Dinesh Khattar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsDelhi UniversityDelhiIndia

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