Energy analysis of the stability of plane-parallel flows with an inflection in the velocity profile

  • A. M. Sagalakov
  • V. N. Shtern


Energy estimates are obtained for the critical Reynolds numbers for a number of flows having velocity profiles with an inflection point. Flows with a cubic velocity profile, a free submerged jet, and a jet in a channel are examined. It has been detected that the energy estimates are not more than two- to threefold less than the corresponding critical Reynolds numbers computed by linear theory.


Mathematical Modeling Reynolds Number Mechanical Engineer Velocity Profile Industrial Mathematic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Sagalakov
    • 1
  • V. N. Shtern
    • 1
  1. 1.Novosibirsk

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