Accession Number : AD0760700

Title :   A Stability Criterion for Envelope Equations.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Lange,Charles G. ; Newell,Alan C.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The statistical initial value problem for this envelope equation is discussed. It is shown that there exists an instability criterion which determines whether the system underlying the equation achieves or does not achieve a monochromatic state. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, WAVE FUNCTIONS), (*PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, WAVE FUNCTIONS), BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, TURBULENCE, ASYMPTOTIC SERIES, PERTURBATION THEORY, STABILITY

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE