vortex sheet

vortex sheet

[′vȯr‚teks ‚shēt]
(fluid mechanics)
A surface across which there is a discontinuity in fluid velocity, such as in slippage of one layer of fluid over another; the surface may be regarded as being composed of vortex filaments.
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In the study, vortices were generated experimentally by roll-up of a vortex sheet and phenomenon was followed up to study the transition for which critical parameters were measured.
During the previous mentioned research, has been observed the air vortex Karman and the vortex sheet formed after the pipe, inclusive determination of the dynamical forces caused by air vortexs that load the pipe.
Separation of a vortex in B point comes after a hemispheroid [T/2] by the separation of the vortex from A point, thereby is produced the vortex sheet placed behind the cylinder.
3] considered a correction to the zone of influence of a vortex sheet to improve the near wall solution.