Batchelor Vortex

Batchelor Vortex

In fluid dynamics, Batchelor vortices, first described by George Batchelor in a 1964 article, have been found useful in analyses of airplane vortex wake hazard problems.

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Batchelor Vortex - The Model
... The Batchelor vortex is an approximate solution to the Navier-Stokes equations obtained using a boundary layer approximation ... and azimuthal velocity components of the vortex are denoted, and respectively and can be represented in cylindrical coordinates as follows The parameters in the above equations are , the free-stre ... Using the same symbols for the dimensionless variables, the Batchelor vortex can be expressed in terms of the dimensionless variables as where denotes the free ...

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