Chapter 15    Swirling flow


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The stability of swirling flow


The forced vortex


Generating a forced vortex


Applications of the forced vortex


The free vortex


Condition for a free vortex


Uniform inward radial flow


The free spiral vortex


Application of the spiral vortex


Real swirling flow


The effects of the viscosity and density of real fluids on swirling flow


The real spiral vortex






Worked examples on vortices etc.