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MATH 672 - Hydrodynamic Stability - Fall 2018

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Instability mechanisms; instability of interfacial and free surface flows; thermal instability, centrifugal instability, instability of inviscid and viscous parallel shear flows; fundamental concepts and applications of nonlinear instability; the onset of turbulence; various transitions to turbulence.
Prerequisites: MATH 601 or equivalent; MATH 605 or equivalent.


This course is not taught in Fall 2018.