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An Analytic Approach for Calculating Absolutely Unstable Inviscid Modes of the Boundary Layer on a Rotating Disk

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An analytical treatment of inviscidly absolutely unstable modes is pursued using the long-wavelength asymptotic approach. It is shown using the inviscid Rayleigh scalings in conjunction with the linear critical layer theory that the rotating-disk boundary layer flow undergoes a region of absolute instability for some small azimuthal wave numbers. The analytically calculated branch points for the absolute instability are found to be in good agreement with those obtained via a numerical solution of the inviscid Rayleigh equation.
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Document Type: Original Article

Affiliations: 1: University of Hacettepe, 2: University of Manchester

Publication date: May 1, 2001

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