Spurling, Thomas H.;
Mason, Edward A.
Two series of experiments on gaseous diffusion instabilities are reported. In one series the convection cells are made visible with ammonium chloride smoke; the observed behavior appears quite complex. In the other series the stability limits in osmotic diffusion are investigated as a function of pressure and composition for H2-CH4-CO2. Reasonable agreement is obtained with a stability theory based on Rayleigh's treatment of thermal convection.
Physics of Fluids, Vol. 10, no. 8 (Aug 1967), pp. 1809-1813
American Institute of Physics
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