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Baroclinic instabilities

Joly, Laurent and Chassaing, Patrick and Chapin, Vincent and Reinaud, Jean and Micallef, J. and Suarez, Juan and Bretonnet, L. Baroclinic instabilities. (2003) In: International Summer school on Variable Density Turbulent Flows, 01-03 Sept 2003, Villanova i la Geltru, Spain . (Unpublished)

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Abstract

1. Introduction - Illustrative examples from experiments and simulations 2. The baroclinic torque in high Froude number flows, its organization, scale and order of magnitude 3. Stability of the inhomogeneous mixing-layer 4. Transition of the inhomogeneous mixing-layer and the 2D secondary baroclinic instability 5. The strain field of 2D light jets 6. Transition to three-dimensionality in light jets and the question of side-jets 7. Baroclinic instability of heavy vortices and some elements on vortex interaction in inhomogeneous 2D turbulence

Item Type:Other Conference
Audience (conference):International conference without published proceedings
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Other partners > University of St Andrews (UNITED KINGDOM)
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By: Laurent JOLY
Deposited On:24 Apr 2009 15:12

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