elliptic cylinder

elliptic cylinder

[ə¦lip·tik ′sil·ən·dər]
(mathematics)
A cylinder whose directrix is an ellipse.
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Effect of aspect ratio on natural convection in power-law liquids from a heated horizontal elliptic cylinder, Int.
Among the topics are circular cylinder in transonic viscous perfect gas flow, elliptic cylinder in supersonic perfect gas flow, supersonic viscous gas flow over a sphere, blunt axisymmetric bodies in supersonic and hypersonic flow at zero angle of attack, and verification of the numerical simulation method.
Axial slot antenna on dielectric coated elliptic cylinder," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol.
Chawla [7] has considered flow past of a torsionally oscillating plane, Riley & Wybrow [8] have considered the flow induced by the torsional oscillations of an elliptic cylinder.
Wybrow, The flow induced by torsional oscillation oscillation of an elliptic cylinder, J.
2] and the elliptic cylinder defined by 2 sin[theta][y.
theta]] is given as a part of intersection curves of elliptic cylinders and [S.
Although a series solution is in principle possible for elliptic cylinders [30], we have opted for a BIE formulation, because it can easily be extended to arbitrarily shaped cylinders or cylinders in the presence of an interface.

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