The Onset of Double-Diffusive Instability in a Layer with Temperature-Dependent Fluid Properties

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. J. Tanny1,
  2. V. A. Gotlib1 and
  3. A. Tsinober2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0041

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Tanny, J., Gotlib, V. A. and Tsinober, A. (1995) The Onset of Double-Diffusive Instability in a Layer with Temperature-Dependent Fluid Properties, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0041

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Technological Education Holon, Holon, Israel

  2. 2

    Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900766

Online ISBN: 9781118664520

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Keywords:

  • Ocean mixing;
  • Turbulence;
  • Salinity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fluid Properties and Basic State

  • The Small Perturbation Equations

  • The Numerical Procedure

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions