Joukowski transformation

Joukowski transformation

[yü′kəf·skē ‚tranz·fər‚mā·shən]
(fluid mechanics)
A conformal mapping used to transform circles into airfoil profiles for the purpose of studying fluid flow past the airfoil profiles; it assigns to each complex number z the number w = z + (a 2/ z).
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are Thus the end points of the Joukowski a using the joukowski transformation are given by Equating real and imaginary parts, we get.
C) and is the constant of Joukowski transformation and coordinate is the center of the circular cylinder.