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Help Setting Up Equation To Find Curl of Navier-Stokes Equation

  1. Aug 6, 2012 #1
    1.
    The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I'm having trouble using equation 2.1 or 2.2 in the article to find the curl of the navier-stokes equation. I understand how to find curl, but can't make sense of the explanation/steps in the document provided by the professor.


    2. Relevant equations
    All relavent equations are included in the two attachments.


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I'm really having trouble getting started. The document provided by my professor says to "First evaluate the '(Beta)yk X v' term, substitute that in (v is the vector discussed at the top)," but the equation at the top looks like a general equation, and I'm starting to get frustrated.

    Any help/ideas/suggestions would really be appreciated.
     

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  3. Aug 6, 2012 #2
    All the equations in the attachments are broken beyond repair.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2012 #3
    Yeah, sorry, use some LaTeX please. It'll be easier on everyone (well, except maybe you). Example:

    [tex]\rho \left(\frac{\partial v}{\partial t} + v \cdot \nabla v \right) = - \nabla p + f + \overline T(\nabla)[/tex]

    Is given by

    Code (Text):
    [tex]\rho \left(\frac{\partial v}{\partial t} + v \cdot \nabla v \right) = - \nabla p + f + \overline T(\nabla)[/tex]
     
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