Numerical solution of viscous flow in unbounded fluid

  • C. H. Liu
  • L. Ting
Contributed Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 170)


Incompressible viscous flow fields induced by initial vorticity distributions with bounded support or exponential decay in the far field are investigated. A numerical scheme for the solution of the vorticity distribution and the velocity field is presented with special emphasis on the treatment of the boundary data. The efficiency of the scheme is demonstrated. The present method has been applied to the study of the merging and collision of vortex rings.


Vortex Ring Boundary Data Vorticity Distribution Vortex Filament NASA Langley Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. H. Liu
    • 1
  • L. Ting
    • 2
  1. 1.NASA Langley Research CenterHampton
  2. 2.New York UniversityNew YorkNY

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