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Title: Rayleigh-Taylor instability-fascinating gateway to the study of fluid dynamics

Abstract

Rayleigh-Taylor instability, the flow instability at a horizontal interface between two fluids with different densities, is demonstrated by a series of experiments that are suited for secondary and college level teaching. (c) 1999 American Institute of Physics.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Dynamic Experimentation Division, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20217922
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physics Teacher
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 37; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1999; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-921X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; EDUCATION; EDUCATIONAL TOOLS; RAYLEIGH-TAYLOR INSTABILITY; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; EXHIBITS; MEASURING METHODS

Citation Formats

Benjamin, Robert F. Rayleigh-Taylor instability-fascinating gateway to the study of fluid dynamics. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1119/1.880350.
Benjamin, Robert F. Rayleigh-Taylor instability-fascinating gateway to the study of fluid dynamics. United States. doi:10.1119/1.880350.
Benjamin, Robert F. Wed . "Rayleigh-Taylor instability-fascinating gateway to the study of fluid dynamics". United States. doi:10.1119/1.880350.
@article{osti_20217922,
title = {Rayleigh-Taylor instability-fascinating gateway to the study of fluid dynamics},
author = {Benjamin, Robert F.},
abstractNote = {Rayleigh-Taylor instability, the flow instability at a horizontal interface between two fluids with different densities, is demonstrated by a series of experiments that are suited for secondary and college level teaching. (c) 1999 American Institute of Physics.},
doi = {10.1119/1.880350},
journal = {Physics Teacher},
issn = {0031-921X},
number = 6,
volume = 37,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}