Stability of laminar flow of liquid in vertical layers with free convection

Research paper by A. G. Kirdyashkin, A. I. Leont'ev, N. V. Mukhina

Indexed on: 01 Sep '71Published on: 01 Sep '71Published in: Fluid Dynamics


We give the results of experimental and theoretical investigations of the stability of a laminar flow of liquid in a vertical layer. The experimental investigations qualitatively confirm the theoretical solutions and indicate the existence of various kinds of instability.