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Bifurcation of Sound Waves in a Disturbed Fluid
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 91-95
Received: Jul. 12, 2017; Accepted: Jul. 19, 2017; Published: Aug. 15, 2017
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Zuwen Qian, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
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An equation that describes the wave propagation in the disturbed medium was deduced from the Lighthill’s equation. The so-called perturbation-cumulative approximation was suggested to solve this equation and the period-doubling bifurcation solutions were given. The results obtained in this paper helps to provide insights to the mechanism of the turbulence formation.
Period-Doubling Bifurcation, Chaos, Subharmonics, Disturbed Media
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Zuwen Qian, Bifurcation of Sound Waves in a Disturbed Fluid, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2017, pp. 91-95. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20170605.13
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