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Homework Help: Lagrangian description of fluid motion

  1. Nov 16, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Find velocity, acceleration, stream function and vorticity. Prove that velocity is equal to the acceleration. Functions given:
    [tex]X_1(t,e_1,e_2)= (e^\lambda)^t[e_1cos\omega t+e_2sin(\omega t)][/tex]
    [tex]X_2(t,e_1,e_2)= (e^-\lambda)^t[-e_1sin\omega t+e_2cos(\omega t)][/tex]

    2. Relevant equations
    [tex]v(t,e_1,e_2)=\frac{d}{dt} x(t,e_1,e_2)[/tex]
    [tex]a(t,e_1,e_2)=\frac{d}{dt} v(t,e_1,e_2)[/tex]
    [tex]\psi(t,e_1,e_2)=\lambda x_1 x_2[/tex]
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Calculations of velocity:
    [tex]V_1(t,e_1,e_2)= e_1[(e^\lambda)^t\lambda cos\omega t-(e^\lambda)^t \omega sin\omega t]+e_2[(e^\lambda)^t\lambda sin\omega t+(e^\lambda)^t \omega cos\omega t][/tex]
    [tex]V_2(t,e_1,e_2)= e_1[(e^-\lambda)^t\lambda sin\omega t-(e^-\lambda)^t \omega cos\omega t]+e_2[(-e^-\lambda)^t\lambda cos\omega t-(e^-\lambda)^t \omega sin\omega t][/tex]
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  3. Nov 21, 2015 #2
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