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Friday, October 28, 2011

Beautiful Liquid Vortex In The Laboratory

I've really been on a fluid dynamics kick lately.  You can find some brilliant and beautiful experiments recently released on ArXiv on this subject.  Below is a stunning slow motion video of vertical vortexes in liquid.

Credits go to:
Kevin Jin Kim, Kyle Corfman, Kevin Li & Ken Kiger
Department of Mechanical Engineering
You can read their ArXiv paper here:
Air entrainment by a plunging jet under intermittent vortex conditions

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