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Fluid velocity fields derived from vorticity singularities


Author: K. B. Ranger
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 62 (2004), 671-685
MSC: Primary 76D17; Secondary 76M35
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2104268
MathSciNet review: MR2104268
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Abstract: The present article addresses the existence by construction of random velocity fields produced by prescribed flow singularities which are consistent with the equations governing the motion of a two-dimensional viscous incompressible liquid. By showing first that the vorticity can be arbitrary and consistent with the flow equations it is then possible to determine the velocity field explicitly in terms of the vorticity and its derivatives.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/2104268
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