Parameters affecting the interaction of vortex rings

Shiu Keung Tang, N. W M Ko

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Interaction of vortex rings moving in the same direction along a common axis is investigated using an inviscid model based on velocity induction and incompressibility. The results show that the initial separation is an important factor affecting the interaction while circulation has no effect on the loci of the vortical elements on the rings for constant Ci/Ri. The results explain the observed different types of vortex ring interactions in circular jet.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Mechanics
PublisherPubl by A.A. Balkema
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9054100311
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1991
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the Asian Pacific Conference on Computational Mechanics - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 11 Dec 199113 Dec 1991


ConferenceProceedings of the Asian Pacific Conference on Computational Mechanics
Country/TerritoryHong Kong
CityHong Kong

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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