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Nonlinear stability of flows of Jeffreys fluids at low Weissenberg numbers
journal contributionposted on 1994-01-01, 00:00 authored by Michael Renardy
Abstract: "We consider the stability of steady flows of viscoelastic fluids of Jeffreys type. For sufficiently small Weissenberg numbers, but arbitrary Reynolds numbers, it is proved that the flow is stable to small disturbances if the spectrum of the linearized operator is in the left half plane."