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A Note on Taylor Instability in Circular Couette Flow

Coles, D. (1967) A Note on Taylor Instability in Circular Couette Flow. Mechanical Engineering, 89 (10). p. 80. ISSN 0025-6501. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20130510-082033534

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Abstract

The problem of Taylor instability is reexamined, and it is shown that the effect of geometry (radius ratio) can be very nearly suppressed by a proper choice of variables. The two cases of cylinders rotating in the same direction and in opposite directions are treated separately.


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Additional Information:© 1967 American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
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