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Old   February 11, 2003, 16:07
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What is the definition of convective waves? & what is the difference between convective waves and acoustic waves?

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Old   February 12, 2003, 15:42
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I think convective wave is simply the move along the trajectory , e.g. \lambda = u + a(X)!
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Old   February 13, 2003, 14:07
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Convective waves are those travelling at the local fluid speed (u). Acoustic waves travel at the local sound speed RELATIVE to a fluid element. Refered to some other frame they travel at a speed of |u|+a.
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