On the linear stability of hyperbolic PDEs and viscoelastic flows
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- Renardy, M. Z. angew. Math. Phys. (1994) 45: 854. doi:10.1007/BF00952081
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The issue addressed in this paper is whether linear stability can be determined from the spectrum. We present a counterexample for a hyperbolic PDE in two dimensions and a positive result for parallel shear flows of a class of viscoelastic fluids.