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Velocity field from streamline patterns

J. Sci. Math. Res., vol. 3, pp. 18-28 (2009)
How to obtain velocity fields from observed streamline patterns

  Thad S. Morton

     Southern Utah University
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A flexible method is presented for making quantitative estimates of the velocity field in bounded regions of recirculating flow. Planar and axisymmetric cases are considered. An expression for the vorticity field in the core of a vortex ring with a large elliptical cross section is given.

Published: 2009-Dec-30 11:13:03

    Geometry: differential geometry, Fluid mechanics, Aerodynamics

Keywords: Velocity fields from observed streamline coordinate system tensors

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