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Nick R April 25, 2013 00:02

Meaning of critical points in surface flow
 
Hi everyone,


In most cfd programs, the limiting streamlines can be plotted on a solid surface which would reveal the critical points (saddles, nodes etc). I was wondering how these points can be interpreted. What do they mean in the 3d flow situation? If you could refer me to a reference that explains these points and their interpretations clearly I'd be very grateful.

Nick


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