The problem of the convection and convective instability of a fluid in a high-frequency vibration field under conditions of weightlessness was formulated in an earlier paper of the authors . In the present paper, the conditions of equilibrium are discussed and the boundaries of vibration instability are determined for some equilibrium states: a plane layer of fluid with transverse temperature gradient and arbitrary direction of the vibration, a cylindrical layer with radial gradient and longitudinal direction of the vibration, and an infinite circular cylinder with transverse and mutually perpendicular directions of the temperature gradient and the vibration axis.
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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Mekhanika Zhidkosti i Gaza, No. 4, pp. 12–19, July–August, 1981.
We thank G. I. Petrov for helpful discussions.
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Gershuni, G.Z., Zhukhovitskii, E.M. Convective instability of a fluid in a vibration field under conditions of weightlessness. Fluid Dyn 16, 498–504 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01094590
- Equilibrium State
- Temperature Gradient
- Longitudinal Direction
- Circular Cylinder