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Cavity Flow

  • Donald Greenspan
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Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering & Technology book series (MSSET)

Abstract

Perhaps the simplest type of nontrivial, fluid dynamical problem which is used to test various types of models and numerical methods is the two-dimensional cavity flow problem. This problem is formulated as follows: Determine the motion of a fluid which fills a square basin, or cavity, when the upper side, or lid, is in uniform horizontal motion. In this chapter we will formulate and explore a particle model for the cavity problem.

Keywords

Velocity Field Initial Motion Primary Vortex Cavity Flow Partial Vacuum 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Greenspan
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA

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