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Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 31–35 | Cite as

Certain features of similarity solutions for flows in viscous vortex cores

  • E. V. Buldakov
  • I. V. Egorov
  • V. V. Sychev
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Abstract

A class of steady similarity solutions of the equations for viscous vortex cores which correspond to external inviscid similarity solutions with a power-law variation of the circumferential velocityv-r −m near the rotation axis is considered. It is found that if the Bernoulli function in external flow is constant, then these solutions will exist only on a certain range of the indexm of the exponential. For eachm on this range there are two solutions.

Keywords

Vortex Similarity Solution Vortex Core Vortex Breakdown Circumferential Velocity 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1998

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  • E. V. Buldakov
  • I. V. Egorov
  • V. V. Sychev

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