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The last report of the Académie had been written in 1916! By this demand, the Président de la République wanted in particular to test whether the capacities of the Académie were at the same level as its claims. With a small team, we worked very hard, in order to give a satisfactory answer. But what is worth to be mentioned here is that I have discovered that mechanics was at the same time a science, a technology and an industry. Evident, of course! But an evidence I had never before realised. It is not the place to discuss the conclusions and the consequences of this report – nearly six hundred pages in length.
1. The linearized model We are now interested in free convection in a shallow layer. The thickness of the layer is 37 chosen as length L in the equations. Since we look only for terms of order 0 with respect to the coefficients of the equations are approximated by their values at The linearized equations associated with (23)-(27) are The values of the parameters and have been given previously. The stability parameters and (square of the Brunt-Väisälä frequency of dry air) are defined by In a linear stability problem, we use a normal mode analysis to looking for solutions periodic with respect to time ; we set After some calculation, the equations reduce to an eighth-order differential equation for W.
Tamagny, Description eulerienne de la mécanique d’un front de discontnuité avec apparition d’une localisation de la déformation, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 326, Sé rie II b, p. 693-698. , 1999a] M. Brocato, A. Ehrlacher, Ph. Tamagny, Détermination de la dissipation caractéristique dans la propagation d’un front de recristallisation, C. R. Acad Sci. Paris, t. 327, Sé rie II b, p. 179-184. , 1999b] M. Brocato, A. Ehrlacher, P.