# Instability of convection in a fluid layer rotating about an oblique axis.

@article{Pollicott2003InstabilityOC, title={Instability of convection in a fluid layer rotating about an oblique axis.}, author={S L Pollicott and P. C. Matthews and Stephen M. Cox}, journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics}, year={2003}, volume={67 1 Pt 2}, pages={ 016301 } }

We analyze thermal convection in a fluid layer confined between isothermal horizontal boundaries at which the tangential component of the fluid stress vanishes. The layer rotates about an oblique, nearly vertical axis. Using a model set of equations for w, the horizontal planform of the vertical velocity component, and psi, a stream function related to a large-scale vertical vorticity field, we describe the instabilities of convection rolls. We show how the usual Küppers-Lortz instability…

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