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Steady spheroidal vortices--More exact solutions to the Navier-Stokes equation


Author: Vivian O'Brien
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 19 (1961), 163-168
MSC: Primary 76.35
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/137415
MathSciNet review: 137415
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Abstract: The vorticity equation, the curl of the Navier-Stokes equation, is considered in ellipsoidal coordinates. The steady spheroidal vortex solutions are demonstrated as examples of a class of exact flow solutions characterized by a simple linear vorticity distribution.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/137415
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