Vorticity (Molecular Spin)

  • Percival McCormackEmail author
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The curl of the fluid velocity vector 7is known as the vorticity or, physically, the angular velocity at a point in space (see [1, p. 68]). It has also been called Rotationgeschwindigkeit by Helmholtz, rotation by Kelvin, molecular rotation by Kelvin, and spin by Clifford.


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  1. 1.Department of BioEngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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