The stability criterion for an elastico-viscous liquid in Couette flow is compared with that for a non-Newtonian liquid exhibiting the same variation in apparent viscosity. It is shown that the presence of elasticity has a destabilizing effect on the flow.
This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
Subscribe to journal
Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Subscription will auto renew annually.
This is the net price. Taxes to be calculated in checkout.
Beard, D. W., M. H. Davies and K. Walters, 1965. J. Fluid Mech. (in the press).
Chandrasekhar, S., Mathematika, 1 (1954) 5.
Walters, K., Quart. J. Mech. Appl. Math., 13, (1960) 444.
Walters, K., Quart, J. Mech. Appl. Math., 15 (1962) 63.
Thomas, R. H. and K. Walters, Proc. Roy. Soc. A 274 (1963) 371.
Thomas, R. H. and K. Walters, J. Fluid Mech., 18 (1964) 33.
About this article
Cite this article
Davies, M.H. A note on the stability of elastico-viscous liquids. Appl. sci. Res. 15, 253–260 (1966). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00411561
- Stability Criterion
- Apparent Viscosity
- Couette Flow
- Destabilize Effect