Illustration of the Energy Method on Simple Examples and Discussion of Linear Theory

  • Brian Straughan
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 91)


Before considering the nonlinear partial differential equations encountered in convection we approach the problem of stability or instability for the diffusion equation.


Diffusion Equation Rayleigh Number Energy Stability Nonlinear Stability Zero Solution 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian Straughan
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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