The Navier-Stokes Equations, the Boussinesq Approximation, and the Standard Bénard Problem

  • Brian Straughan
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 91)


For many flows it is sufficient to regard the fluid as incompressible.


Rayleigh Number Energy Stability Nonlinear Stability Boussinesq Approximation Oscillatory Convection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Straughan
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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