A New Potential—Vorticity Decomposition for the Boundary—Element Analysis of Viscous Flows

  • Luigi Morino
  • Philip Beauchamp


This paper deals with a computational formulation for the analysis of viscous flows about arbitrary bodies. A new decomposition for unsteady compressible viscous flows is presented in Morino5, where the theoretical issues, such as vorticity generation and the relationship betweeen viscous and inviscid flows, are emphasised. Here, we focus on the issues arising in the use of the decomposition as a computational technique.


Viscous Flow Inviscid Flow Helicopter Rotor Vorticity Generation Vortical Region 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Morino
    • 1
  • Philip Beauchamp
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Computational and Applied DynamicsBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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