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Instability of the Rayleigh problem with piecewise smooth steady states

Research paper by Jiangang Qi, Bing Xie, Shaozhu Chen

Indexed on: 16 May '16Published on: 16 May '16Published in: Boundary Value Problems



Abstract

The present paper investigates the instability of the Rayleigh equation with piecewise smooth steady states. An existence result of a number of unstable modes for the Rayleigh problem is obtained.