Accession Number : AD0605644

Title :   A NOTE ON GENERAL RELATIVISTIC INSTABILITY.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Wright,J. P.

Report Date : MAY 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The point of instability of a general relativistic fluid sphere is determined using the criterion that the point of instability occurs when the binding energy is at a maximum. The result is equivalent to the result obtained by the small perturbation method when the radius is sufficiently large. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLUIDS, RELATIVITY THEORY), (*SPHERES, FLUIDS), PERTURBATION THEORY, ENERGY, POTENTIAL THEORY, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, STABILITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE