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vor·ti·cal

 (vôr′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or moving in a vortex; whirling.

vor′ti·cal·ly adv.

vor•ti•cal

(ˈvɔr tɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a vortex.
2. moving in a vortex.
[1645–55]
vor′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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One of the University of Glasgow professors, Frank Coton, gave a public lecture at President University (PresUniv) with the theme 'Understanding Complex Vortical Flow' on Thursday (25/1) at Charles Himawan Auditorium, President University.
the effect of Darrius-Landau and Taylor instability [55], interaction of the flame front with its self-generated pressure waves [56], viscous flow interaction with the flame front [57], and the vortical fluid flow interaction with the flame front [48, 50].
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The former clearly presents the evolution of separated and vortical flow structures whereas the latter is also useful to understand flow changes in the streamwise direction, such as how much deflections in free stream occur and how the shear layers develop.
This illustrates the dominating vortical structures in the wake from the cab and bulkhead.
Their simulations revealed greater growth and separation of large vortical structures during the deceleration phase and pointed out changes in vorticity production and convection as the main cause.
Paper [1] shows that, from a purely mechanistic point of view, the charge is proportional to its momentum about the contour of the vortical tube and reflects the extent of non-equilibrium of physical vacuum; spin is proportional to the angular momentum relative to the longitudinal axis of the contour, respectively; and the magnetic interaction between the conductors is similar to forces existing between the current tubes.
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Knowledge of the invariants is particularly important to visualize the different flow patterns [1] and to deduce the vortical structures [2].