On the Nonlinear Stability of Inviscid Homogeneous Shear Flows in Sea Straits of Arbitrary Cross Sections

  • V Ramakrishnareddy Department of Mathematics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry-605014, India
  • M Subbiah Department of Mathematics, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry-605014, India
Keywords: Nonlinear stability, inviscid shear flows, variable bottom, sea straits.

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Published
2012-07-08
Section
Research Articles