Rayleigh-Benard Instabilities: 
Laurent Selle (mfn17)
Jean Laporte (mfn10)

This study leads to many conclusions. First of all Fluent is able to simulate non-industrial problems which require some particular functions, such as the Boussinesq approximation for density variation.
Even though this study was not successful, the work done could lead to another simulation. This deserves to be simulated, starting from what comes out of this study : Simulations with a free surface will be available during the year 2000 with the next versionof Fluent (If bought by ENSEIHT)

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