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flumech2

  • 3 years ago

Are velocity components Vr=5rcos(theta), Vtheta = -5rsin(theta) irrotational?

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  1. micena
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1362718452343:dw| I don't know if it helps you, but it's what I figured out by looking at it.

  2. Vincent-Lyon.Fr
    • 3 years ago
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    If 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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