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International Journal of Partial Differential Equations and Applications. 2017, 5(1), 10-18
DOI: 10.12691/ijpdea-5-1-2
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On Instability of Steady–State Three–Dimensional Flows of an Ideal Compressible Fluid

Yuriy G. Gubarev1, 2,

1Laboratory for Fluid and Gas Vortical Motions, Lavrentyev Institute for Hydrodynamics, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation

2Department for Differential Equations, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation

Pub. Date: May 23, 2017

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Yuriy G. Gubarev. On Instability of Steady–State Three–Dimensional Flows of an Ideal Compressible Fluid. International Journal of Partial Differential Equations and Applications. 2017; 5(1):10-18. doi: 10.12691/ijpdea-5-1-2


The problem on linear stability of stationary spatial flows of an inviscid compressible fluid entirely occupying a certain volume with quiescent solid impenetrable boundary in absence of external mass forces is studied. Applying the direct Lyapunov method, such flows are proved to be absolutely unstable under small three–dimensional (3D) perturbations. Constructive conditions for linear practical instability are obtained. The a priori exponential lower estimate for the growth of the considered perturbations in time is found.

an ideal compressible fluid steady–state spatial flows small 3D perturbations the direct Lyapunov method absolute linear theoretical instability conditions for linear practical instability a priori exponential lower estimate

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