Variational calculations for thermal combustion waves

R. D. Benguria*, J. Cisternas, M. C. Depassier

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We use a variational principle for reaction diffusion equations which enables us to obtain simple analytical estimates for the speed of a flame valid into the region where the rate of heat release is not localized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4410-4413
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review E
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


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