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General
Conservation of Mass
Continuity Equation in Cylindrical Polar Coordinates
Continuity Equation for steady flow
Continuity Equation for an Incompressible flow
Stream function
Properties of Stream Function
(a) Line
=constant is a streamline
(b)
between two streamlines is proportional to the Volumetric Flow
Stream Function in Polar Coordinates
Kinematics of Fluid Motion
Translation
Linear Deformation
Rotation
Meaning of Irrotationality
Angular Deformation
Circulation
Velocity Potential
Relationship between
and
Occurrence of Irrotational Flows
Simple Examples of Plane Potential Flows
Equations in Cartesian Coordinates
Equations in Polar Coordinates
Uniform Flow
Source and Sink
Vortex
Circulation around a Vortex
A Source-Sink Pair
Doublet
Superposition of Elementary Flows
Uniform Flow and a Source
Rankine Oval
Flow Around a Circular Cylinder
Flow about a Lifting Cylinder
Stagnation Points for a lifting circular cylinder
Surface Pressure Distribution and Lift
Kutta-Joukowsky Theorem
Magnus Effect
(c) Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engg. 2005
University of Sydney