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Similarity solutions for viscous cavitating vortices

AuthorsBosschers, J., Janssen, B. and Hoeijmakers, H.
Conference/JournalJournal of Hydrodynamics
DateDec 1, 2008

Two models, one analytical and other computational, are developed to describe an axisymmetriccavitating vortex in two-dimensional, unsteady, incompressible and viscous flow. It is shown that viscous effects have a significant influence on cavity radius and resonance frequency if the cavity size is on the same order or smaller than the viscous core size.


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