Vortex Flow around a Circular Cylinder Near a Plane

  • M. N. Moura Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
  • G. L. Vasconcelos Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Abstract

The study of vortex flows in the vicinity of multiple solid obstacles is of considerable theoretical interest and practical importance. In particular, the case of flows past a circular cylinder placed above a plane wall has attracted a lot of attention recently. In this case, a stationary vortex is formed in front of the cylinder, in contradistinction to the usual case without the plane where a vortex pair is observed behind the cylinder. In the present work, we apply modern complex analysis techniques to obtain the complex potential for the problem of one point-vortex placed in a uniform stream past a circular cylinder above a plane. A typical streamline pattern is also shown.


 

Published
Aug 14, 2012
How to Cite
MOURA, M. N.; VASCONCELOS, G. L.. Vortex Flow around a Circular Cylinder Near a Plane. Revista Cubana de Física, [S.l.], v. 29, n. 1E, p. 1E42-1E44, aug. 2012. ISSN 2224-7939. Available at: <https://revistacubanadefisica.org/index.php/rcf/article/view/RCF_29-1E_042_2012>. Date accessed: 13 aug. 2022.
Section
Original Articles (E)