Topology of an incompressible viscous-fluid flow in a cubic cavity with a moving cover

  • K. N. Volkov


The mechanisms of formation of three-dimensional jet flows inside large-scale vortex structures in a closed cubic cavity have been considered. The vortex structure of an incompressible viscous-fluid flow in this cavity has been investigated using the qualitative theory of ordinary differential equations. Singular points and their types and positions were determined at different Reynolds numbers on the basis of numerical calculations.


Vortex Reynolds Number Singular Point Vortex Flow Reynolds Number Increase 
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  • K. N. Volkov
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  1. 1.Voenmekh D. F. Ustinov Baltic State Technical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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