ring vortex

ring vortex

[′riŋ ‚vȯr‚teks]
(fluid mechanics)
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Finally, however, the alacrity with which Kelvin finally solves various elasticity troubles of an aether simultaneously capable of transmitting light as well as supporting his ring vortex model is shown not only in his article "On a Gyrostatic Adynamic Constitution for Ether" but throughout his volume three of "Mathematical and Physical Papers" It is this re-injection of a workable solution from MacCullagh which will continue to prove the value of a hydrodynamical view of electromagnetism into the modern age.
The Cosserat work, however, is a mechanical and physical theory of electromagnetism which is compatible with Maxwell's electromagnetism, Kelvin's ring vortex atoms, and Poincare's relativistic electromagnetism.
For example, physics explains that a smoke ring is simply a ring vortex. These and more than 700 other examples of physics in action detail the concepts of motion, fluids, sound, thermal processes, electricity, magnetism, optics, and vision in a jargon- and mathematics-free way.
The second, more experimental, phase will fully explore the Osprey's flight envelope, including its characteristics in regard to ring vortex state.