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Old   May 3, 2012, 11:02
Default Potential Vortex flow
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In potential flow theory we assume that flow is irrotational. And according to Kelvin's Theorem, if circulation is zero, the vorticity is also zero. But for 2 D vortex flow, circulation is non zero... That means vorticity is also not zero... Does this not violate potential flow assumption of irrotationality?
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