On the Non-linear Stability of Plane Couette Flow

  • T. Ellingsen
  • B. Gjevik
  • E. Palm
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)

Abstract

Plane Couette flow is defined as the flow which takes place between two parallel planes in the case of no pressure gradient in the flow direction. When no disturbance occurs, the velocity will be a linear function of the vertical coordinate z.

Keywords

Vorticity 

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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Ellingsen
    • 1
  • B. Gjevik
    • 1
  • E. Palm
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OsloOsloNorway

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