Stability of Simple Waves

  • Peter Glansdorff
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 74)


In this section we will investigate the linear stability of an isentropic flow of ideal fluids with respect to isentropic perturbations. We then have only travelling perturbations such as e.g. sound waves.


Shock Wave Rarefaction Wave Compression Wave Normal Mode Analysis Finite Amplitude 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Glansdorff
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  1. 1.Université Libre, BruxellesBelgium

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