• H. L. Swinney
  • J. P. Gollub
Part of the Topics in Applied Physics book series (TAP, volume 45)


The subject of hydrodynamic instabilities and the transition to turbulence has strong connections to fundamental mathematical problems and diverse applications. It is our hope in assembling this volume that these connections will come through clearly.

This book is not concerned at all with the structure of strongly turbulent flows. For a summary of this fascinating and active field, we refer the reader to the recent volumes edited by Bradshaw [1.13], and Libby and Williams [1.14]


Couette Flow Hydrodynamic Instability Hydrodynamic Stability Nonlinear Stability Analysis Plane Poiseuille Flow 
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  • H. L. Swinney
  • J. P. Gollub

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