# The effect of viscous relaxation on the spatiotemporal stability of capillary jets

@article{Sevilla2011TheEO, title={The effect of viscous relaxation on the spatiotemporal stability of capillary jets}, author={Alejandro Sevilla}, journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics}, year={2011}, volume={684}, pages={204 - 226} }

Abstract The linear spatiotemporal stability properties of axisymmetric laminar capillary jets with fully developed initial velocity profiles are studied for large values of both the Reynolds number, $\mathit{Re}= Q/ (\lrm{\pi} a\nu )$, and the Froude number, $\mathit{Fr}= {Q}^{2} / ({\lrm{\pi} }^{2} g{a}^{5} )$, where $a$ is the injector radius, $Q$ the volume flow rate, $\nu $ the kinematic viscosity and $g$ the gravitational acceleration. The downstream development of the basic flow and its…

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