Accession Number : AD0755007

Title :   Discretization of a Vortex Sheet, with an Example of a Roll-up.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Chorin,Alexandre J. ; Bernard,Peter S.

Report Date : NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The point vortex approximation of a vortex sheet in two space dimensions is examined and a remedy for some of its shortcomings is suggested. The approximation is then applied to the study of the roll-up of a vortex sheet induced by an elliptically loaded wing. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VORTICES, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS), EQUATIONS OF MOTION, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, TURBULENCE, AERODYNAMIC LOADING, WINGS, HYDRODYNAMICS, TWO DIMENSIONAL FLOW

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE