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Numerical Study of Rayleigh-Benard Convection in a Rectangular Box

  • V. V. Kolmychkov
  • O. S. Mazhorova
  • Yu. P. Popov
  • O. V. Shcheritsa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5434)

Abstract

Numerical study for convective instability of a liquid with linear vertical initial temperature profile in a closed box is presented. The paper provides stability analysis of two-dimensional rolls. Results are compared with R. Krishnamurti, F.H. Busse and coworkers data.

Keywords

Rayleigh Number Stability Region Initial Perturbation Critical Rayleigh Number Plate Separation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Kolmychkov
    • 1
  • O. S. Mazhorova
    • 1
  • Yu. P. Popov
    • 1
  • O. V. Shcheritsa
    • 1
  1. 1.Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics RASMoscowRussia

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