Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 192, Issue 2, pp 309–316 | Cite as

The stability of stratified shear flows of an inviscid compressible fluid in MHD

  • D. N. Vyas
  • Krishna M. Srivastava


By the generalized progressing wave expansion method, the effect of a magnetic field on the linear stability of the stratified horizontal flow of an inviscid compressible fluid has been studied. It is found that the magnetic field stabilizes the system.


Magnetic Field Shear Flow Linear Stability Expansion Method Wave Expansion 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Vyas
    • 1
  • Krishna M. Srivastava
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Paper TechnologySaharanpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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