Accession Number:

ADA229047

Title:

The Stability and Dynamics of Elastic Structures and Fluid Flows

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Feb 1985-28 Feb 1990

Corporate Author:

NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON IL DEPT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The main thrust of our research program has been the development and applications of asymptotic and perturbation methods for analyzing the stability and dynamics of elastic structures, fluid flow, and other nonlinear problems and for problems of scattering of acoustic, electromagnetic and other waves. Keywords Poiseuille flow, Channel flow, Convection Heat transfer, Bipolar Transistors, Bipolar oscillators, Flutter, Q switching, Ring lasers, Pharmakokinetics, Control theory, Acoustic scattering, Phase transformations, Caustics, Fluid mechanics.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE