Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 9, Issue 7, pp 667–679 | Cite as

Investigation of the stability for inviscid compressible swirling flow between concentric cylinders

  • Xia Nan
  • Yin Xie-yuan


The temporal stability on inviscid compressible swirling flow between two concentric cylinders is investigated. First, a linearized differential equation is derived. Two stability criteria are derived for compressible swirling flow by an analytic method analogous to Ludwieg’s method. A finite-difference numerical method is then used to solve the eigenvalue problem of this differential equation, to get temporal growth rate and to check these stability criteria derived. Finally, The effect of compressibility for stability is disscused.


Stability Criterion Incompressible Flow Compressible Flow Swirling Flow Neutral Stability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xia Nan
    • 1
  • Yin Xie-yuan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Modern MechanicsUniversity of Science and TechnologyHefei

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