2. Rayleigh-Bénard Convection with Rotation

  1. Marcello Lappa

Published Online: 24 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342411.ch2

Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

How to Cite

Lappa, M. (2012) Rayleigh-Bénard Convection with Rotation , in Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342411.ch2

Author Information

  1. Naples, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119960799

Online ISBN: 9781118342411

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Keywords:

  • RB convection with rotation;
  • RB convection, in intensive experimental/ numerical studies;
  • RB convection, and rotation in infinite layers;
  • rotation, inhibiting convection onset;
  • KL instability, and spatio-temporal features;
  • evolutionary process of KL-unstable state and STC;
  • SDC and chiral symmetry in nonrotation;
  • Busse Balloon and the KL instability interplay;
  • wall modes, Coriolis, centrifugal, pitchfork bifurcation imperfect;
  • turbulent rotating RB convection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rayleigh-Bénard Convection with Rotation in Infinite Layers

  • The Küppers-Lortz Instability and Domain Chaos

  • Patterns with Squares

  • Typical Phenomena for Pr ≅ 1 and Small Values of the Coriolis Number

  • The Low-Pr Hopf Bifurcation and Mixed States

  • Laterally Confined Convection

  • Centrifugal Effects

  • Turbulent Rotating RB Convection