Instabilities in ternary diffusion

Author(s)

Miller, L.; Spurling, Thomas H.; Mason, Edward A.

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Abstract

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.

Publication year

1967

Publication type

Journal article

Source

Physics of Fluids, Vol. 10, no. 8 (Aug 1967), pp. 1809-1813

ISSN

1070-6631

Publisher

American Institute of Physics

Copyright

Copyright © 1967 The American Institute of Physics. Paper is reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.

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