Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability Theory

Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability (KHI) is a hydrodynamic instability in which immiscible, incompressible, and inviscid fluids are in relative and irrotational motion. The basic mechanism of KHI development is in the existence of a uniform velocity shear and that does not need gravity or density difference. The horizontal boundary, corresponding to a sharp difference of velocity in the fluid is a shearing layer. Lighter layer of fluid floats over another, heavier layer (such as in a lake in summer). Physical principles tell us that gravity waves can propagate on the interface separating these two layers, not unlike waves propagating on the surface of a pond. But, if the layers flow at different velocities, i.e. when a shear is present, these waves may grow in time and lead to overturning in the vicinity of the interface. These breaking internal waves, called billows, generate mixing over a height a little shorter than their wavelength. The phenomenon is known as the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability. Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals. Journal of Vortex Science and Technology is one of the Open access peer-reviewed journal in the domain of Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability theory. The journals are regularly involved in publication of current research in the form of original research and reviews. The Editorial team of this journal includes globalized experts in the field of vortex science involved in regular review of submitted manuscripts facilitating high quality of articles since many years. Journals are the major sources of knowledge for young and aspiring generations who are keen to pursue a career in physics OMICS Group, the well-known Open access publisher and reputed publisher in the field of science, technology and management. OMICS, being one of the international icons has been expanding publication services by acquiring different reputed journals from many prestigious publishers worldwide. It has resulted into a repository of 700+ peer-reviewed journals with the efforts and assistance of 50,000+ editorial board members running smoothly with exceptional quality. OMICS has been organizing more than 3000+ International Scientific Conferences every year providing a platform to scientific community across the globe.
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