Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 50, Issue 3, pp 254–258 | Cite as

Finite Length Vortex Inflow-Cylinder of Uniform Intensity Distribution Located on an Infinite Impermeable Cylinder


Potential flow is considered in a cylindrical coordinate system (r, z, θ), caused by a vortex filament located on the z-axis and a finite length vortex inflow-cylinder of uniform intensity distribution located on an infinite impermeable cylinder, the centerline of which coincides with the z axis, in infinite space filled with an ideal liquid. Equipotential surface (line) equations and flow surfaces (lines) are given, along with relations for determining velocity components. It is shown that the flow lines caused by a vortex inflow-cylinder lie on the flow surfaces created generated by the inflow-cylinder. Equations are given that allow lines of total flow to be projected onto planes normal to the z axis using the finite difference method. It is noted that the shape of the flow lines on the respective flow surfaces depend only on the ratio of the vortex filament intensity to inflow-cylinder flow rate.


velocity-potential function equipotential surface flow surface meridional section flow lines potential flow inflow-cylinder finite length velocity correction arc center of gravity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow State University of Civil EngineeringMoscowRussia

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