Generalized Stability of Laboratory Shear Flows

The goal of the project on generalized stability of laboratory shear flows is to apply the comprehensive linear stability theory based on non-normal analysis to growth processes in traditional laboratory shear flow.

Publications



Farrell, B., 1988: Optimal excitation of perturbations in viscous shear flow. Phys. Fluids, 31, 2093-2102. pdf

Butler, K. M., and B. F. Farrell, 1992: Three-Dimensional optimal perturbations in viscous shear flow. Phys. Fluids, A8, 1637-1650. pdf

Butler, K. M., and B. F. Farrell, 1993: Optimal perturbations and streak spacing in turbulent shear flow.  Phys. Fluids, A3, 774-776. pdf

Farrell B. F., and P. J. Ioannou 1993: Optimal excitation of three-dimensional perturbations in viscous constant shear flow. Phys. Fluids, A 5, 1390-1400.pdf

Farrell B. F., and P. J. Ioannou 1993: Perturbation growth in shear flow exhibits universality. Phys. Fluids , A 5, 2298-2300. pdf