Study of a viscous spherical vortex

Deshpande, MD (1999) Study of a viscous spherical vortex. Technical Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India.

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    Abstract

    An exact solution has been obtained for a decaying spherical virtex. This has been made possible by assuming a form for the solution. Interestingly a particular value of swirl admits such a solution. Analytical nature of the solution allows one draw conclusions about streamsurfaces and the streamlines. A procedure has been established to ascertain the existence and for a systematic search of closed streamlines in the flow.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Technical Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Spherical vortex;Swirl;Viscous decay;Streamsurfaces
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
    Division/Department: Computational and Theoretical Fluid Dynamics Division
    Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
    Date Deposited: 12 May 2009
    Last Modified: 17 Jun 2010 15:03
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/5097

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