Particle motion in vorticity-conserving, two-dimensional incompressible flows

Michael G. Brown, Roger M. Samelson

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Abstract

It is shown that particle motion is integrable in any vorticity-conserving, two-dimensional incompressible flow if the vorticity is a differentiable function whose gradient never vanishes. More generally, the result is true if any Lagrangian invariant replaces the vorticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2875-2876
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume6
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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