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A note on the Burgers-Rott vortex with a free surface

  • J. Miles
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Abstract.

Rott's solution of the "bathtub vortex" problem, which neglects the depression of the free surface, is extended by allowing for a mildly sloping free surface of a shallow, rotating fluid.

Key words. Vortex, free surface. 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Miles
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  1. 1.Cecil H. and Ida M. Groon Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, San Diego, California, U.S.A., e-mail: jmiles@ucsd.eduUSA

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