A Coaxial Vortex Ring Model for Vortex Breakdown

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Blackmore, Denis; Brons, Morten; Goullet, Arnaud;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.physd.2008.05.012
  • Subject: 37J25 | Mathematical Physics | Mathematics - Dynamical Systems | 37J20
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

A simple - yet plausible - model for B-type vortex breakdown flows is postulated; one that is based on the immersion of a pair of slender coaxial vortex rings in a swirling flow of an ideal fluid rotating around the axis of symmetry of the rings. It is shown that this m... View more
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