Numerical Study of Rayleigh-Benard Convection in a Rectangular Box
Numerical study for convective instability of a liquid with linear vertical initial temperature profile in a closed box is presented. The paper provides stability analysis of two-dimensional rolls. Results are compared with R. Krishnamurti, F.H. Busse and coworkers data.
KeywordsRayleigh Number Stability Region Initial Perturbation Critical Rayleigh Number Plate Separation
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