Papers and abstracts submitted to Second International Symposium on Bifurcation and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics

 

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

 

Invited Lecture I

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D. Schwabe

Physikalisches Institut der Justus-Liebig Universitaet, Giessen, Germany

Convective Instabilities in Complex Systems with Partly Free Surface

 

Session I: Natural Convection

abstract

J. D'Hernoucourt, A. Zebib & A. De Wit

Rutgers University, USA

Double Diffusive Instabilities of Statically Stable Chemical Fronts

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M. Medale and P. Cerisier

Polytech' Marseille, France

Study of Passive Dye Dispersion on Convective Hexagonal Pattern

paper

M.C. Navarro, H. Herrero,

A.M. Mancho, and A. Wathen

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Instabilities due to a heating spike

 

abstract

S.I. Abarzhi, O. Desjardins, H. Pitsch,

A. Nepomnyashchy

Department of Mathematics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The influence of parametric forcing on the non-equilibrium dynamics of wave patterns

 

 

Keynote Lecture I

paper

M. Renardy

Virginia Tech. USA

Draw Resonance Revisited

 

Session II General Flows I

abstract

M.A. Stremler & M. Brns

Virginia Tech.. USA

Streamline Topology in Vortex Streets

abstract

K.A. Cliffe, H. Wilke & N. Crnogorac

Univ. of Nottingham, UK; IKZ, Germany

Hydrodynamic Instability and Spiral Growth of Bulk Single Crystals

abstract

Brns M.

DTU, Denmark

Bifurcation of streamline patterns methods and applications

 

Session III Convection Affected by Magnetic Field

abstract

A.Yu. Gelfgat, P.Z. Bar-Yoseph & S. Cohen

Tel Aviv Univ. & Technion-IIT, Israel

Magnetic Field Effects on Stability of Convective Flows

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I. Grants, A. Pedchenko & G. Gerbeth

Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Germany

Experimental Study of the Suppression of Rayleigh-Bnard Instability in a Cylinder by Combined Rotating and Static Magnetic Fields

abstract

A. Bozhko, G. Putin, T. Tynjl, M. Dabagh Meshin, & P. Jalali

Perm State Univ. Russia

On Solitary Vortices Near the Convection Threshold in Ferrocolloid

 


 

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

 

Invited Lecture II

abstract

A. Zebib

Rutgers University, USA

Solutocapillary Spherical Convection

 

Session IV: Rotating Flows - I

abstract

W.Z. Shen and J.N. Srensen

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Oscillatory Instability in a Closed Cylinder with Rotating Top and Bottom

abstract

R. Hollerbach

University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Instabilities in Magnetic Spherical Couette Flow

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M. Adnane, A. Bellil, A. Dibes & A. Bouabdallah

USTHB, Algeria

Spatial Limitations and Gravity Effects on the Taylor-Couette Flow

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T. Tamsaout, N. Bounebirat & A. Bouabdallah

USTHB, Algeria

Gravity Effects on the Flow between Two Coaxial Rotating Spheres

 

Keynote Lecture II

paper

A.A. Nepomnyashchy

(with I.B. Simanoskii)

Technion-IIT, Israel

Nonlinear Stability of Buoyant-Thermocapillary Flows in Two-Layer Systems with a Temperature Gradient Along the Interface

 

Session V Thermocapillary Convection

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P. Cerisier, S. Rahal & H. Azuma

IUSTI-CNRS UMR, Polytech' Marseille, France

Pattern Dynamics in the Bnard-Marangoni Instability in a Medium Aspect Ratio Container

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S. Wakitani

College of Industrial Technology, Amagasaki, Japan

Experiments on Instability of Thermocapillary Convection in Shallow Annular Liquid Layer

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S. Rahal and P. Cerisier

IUSTI-CNRS UMR, Polytech' Marseille, France

Bifurcation to Chaos in Bnard-Marangoni Instability in a Confined Geometry

 

Session VI General Convective Flows

abstract

A. Oron, A. Podolny, A. A. Nepomnyashchy

Technion-IIT, Israel

Pattern formation in the longwave Marangoni instability of a

binary liquid with the Soret effect

paper

A. Oron, O. Gottlieb & E. Novbari

Technion-IIT, Israel

Bifurcations of a Weighted Residual Integral Boundary Layer Model for Nonlinear Dynamics of Modulated Falling Liquid Films

abstract

E. Heifetz

Department of Geophysics, Tel-Aviv University

Using Singular Vectors and Rossby Waves Interaction to Understand Optimal Growth in Shear Flows

 

abstract

S.Ya. Gertsenstein & I.N. Sibgatullin

Institute of Mechanics, Moscow State Univ., Russia

Bifurcations and Properties of Stochastic Regimes of Double-Diffusive-Convection


 

 

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

 

Invited Lecture III

abstract

H. Aref

Virginia Tech. USA

Vortex Dynamics of Wakes

 

Session VII: Shear Flows

paper

K. Hourigan

Monash University, Australia

Low Reynolds Number Instabilities and Transitions in Bluff Body Wakes

abstract

A.Y. Gelfgat & E. Kit

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Spatial vs. Temporal Instabilities in a Parametrically Forced Stratified Mixing Layer

paper

J. Mizushima & Y. Inou

Doshisha Univ., Kyoto, Japan

Transition of Flow Past a Couple of Cylinders Placed in a Uniform Flow

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J. Cohen, A. Svizher & J. Philip

Technion-ITT, Israel

Experiments Regarding Transition in a Subcritical Air Channel Flow

 

Keynote Lecture III

paper

J. Mizushima

(with T. Miura)

Doshisha Univ., Kyoto, Japan

Pattern Formation and Instability of Flow between Two Corotating Disks in a Fixed Enclosure

 

Session VIII Rotating Flows II

abstract

T.R.N. Jansson, M.P. Haspang, K.H. Jensen,

P. Hersen & T. Bohr

DTU & Niels Bohr Inst. Denmark

Polygons on a Rotating Fluid Surface

paper

Y. Rosenstein and P.Z. Bar-Yoseph

Technion-ITT, Israel

Hydrodynamic Instability in Czochralski Process of Crystal Growth

paper

J.N. Srensen, I. Naumov & R. Mikkelsen

DTU, Denmark

Experiments on Three-Dimensional Instabilities in a Confined Flow Generated by a Rotating Lid

abstract

V.L. Okulov

DTU, Denmark

Development of Helical Vortex Theory

 

Session IX: Magnetic Fields Effects

paper

J. Priede, I. Grants, G. Gerbeth

Institute of Physics, University of Latvia

Paradox of Inductionless Magnetorotational Instability

paper

A. Beltrn, S. Cuevas & S. Smolentsev

UNAM, Mexico; UCLA, USA

Instabilities in the Flow Past Localized Magnetic Field

abstract

Y. Laghouati, A. Bouabdallah & M. Zizi

USTO & USTHB, Algeria

MHD Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability in Non-Hydrostatic Equilibrium

abstract

O. Umurhan

Technion-IIT, Israel

On the Saturation of the Magnetorotational Instability Near Threshold

 

 

  

Friday, August 18th, 2006

 

Keynote Lecture IV

abstract

 

K.A. Cliffe

(with S.J. Tavener)

Univ. of Nottingham, UK

Computation of Periodic Orbits for the Navier-Stokes Equations

 

Session X: Computational Methods

abstract

A. Salinger & E. Phipps

Sandia National Laboratory, USA

Algorithms and Software for Bifurcation Analysis of Incompressible Flows on Massively-Parallel Computers

abstract

M. Medale

Ecole Polytechnique, Univ. de Marseille, France

An Efficient Parallel Implementation of a Continuation Algorithm Based on an Asymptotic Numerical Method

abstract

A.Yu. Gelfgat

Tel Aviv Univ., Israel

Solution of Stability Problems by a Low-Order Finite Volume Method

 

Coffee Break

 

Session XI: General Flows II

abstract

E. Heifetz & N. Harnik

Tel Aviv Univ., Israel

Relating between the Counter-Propagating Rossby Wave and the Over-Reflection Perspectives Toward a Deeper Understanding of Shear Instability

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S. Rahal, P. Cerisier & H. Azuma

IUSTI-CNRS UMR, Polytech' Marseille, France

Application of the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition to Turbulent Czochralski Convective Flows

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P. Jalali, M. Dabagh & T. Tynjl

Lappeenranta Univ. Finland

Stability of Flow and Kinetic Energy Dissipation in 2D Annular Shear flows of Inelastic Hard Disk Assemblies