Stability of Plane Poiseuille Flow

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


In this section we use the local potential technique to investigate the linear stability of a steady plane Poiseuille flow of an incompressible fluid.


Linear Stability Incompressible Fluid Poiseuille Flow Local Potential Critical Reynolds Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Glansdorff
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  1. 1.Université Libre, BruxellesBelgium

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