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flumech2
 2 years ago
Are velocity components Vr=5rcos(theta), Vtheta = 5rsin(theta) irrotational?
flumech2
 2 years ago
Are velocity components Vr=5rcos(theta), Vtheta = 5rsin(theta) irrotational?

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micena
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1362718452343:dw I don't know if it helps you, but it's what I figured out by looking at it.

VincentLyon.Fr
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you convert to rectangular coordinates, \(\large v_x=5r=5\sqrt{x^2+y^2}\) \(\large v_y=0\) Then \(\large \partial v_x/\partial y \neq \partial v_y/\partial x \) so this velocity is not irrotational.
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