Magnetogravitational Instability of a Thermally Conducting Rotating Rivlin-Ericksen Fluid with Hall Current


  • Government Postgraduate College, Department of Mathematics, Mandi, 175 001, India
  • Himachal Pradesh University, Department of Mathematics, Shimla, 171 005, India
  • Government (Boys) Senior Secondary School, Department of Mathematics, Mandi, 174 401, India


Magnetogravitational instability of a thermally conducting, rotating Rivlin-Ericksen fluid with finite conductivity in the presence of Hall-current with a uniform vertical magnetic field has been investigated. A general dispersion relation has been derived through relevant linearized perturbation equations. The effects of Hall currents and rotation on the condition of instability of system is examined for both longitudinal and transverse modes of propagation and it is found that for longitudinal propagation; viscoelasticity has damping effect on the system and Jeans' criterion remains unaffected.The effects of rotation and magnetic field are not observed in the modified Jeans' condition of instability,whereas in the presence of thermal conductivity, the system is necessarily stable if Jeans' condition is not satisfied. The stability of the system is discussed using Routh-Hurwitz criterion. For transverse mode of propagation;the magnetic field and rotation stabilize the system. Jeans'criterion is also discussed for instability and stability of the system.


Magnetogravitational Instability, Thermally Conducting, Rotating Rivlin-Ericksen Fluid, Hall- Current, Dispersion Relation.

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Mathematical Sciences

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