Instabilities in a combustion model with two free interfaces. (English) Zbl 1429.35212

The authors study a reaction-diffusion-conduction system with a stepwise temperature kinetics and a zero-order production term by chemical reaction. This is one of the standard simplified combustion models. The particularity of this model is that it exhibits two distinct moving free boundaries. The work is mainly devoted to the analysis of cellular instabilities of planar traveling fronts.


35R35 Free boundary problems for PDEs
35K57 Reaction-diffusion equations
35B35 Stability in context of PDEs
35K40 Second-order parabolic systems
80A25 Combustion
35Q79 PDEs in connection with classical thermodynamics and heat transfer
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