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The force on a body moving in an inviscid fluid

  title={The force on a body moving in an inviscid fluid},
  author={A. C. DeVoria and Kamran Mohseni},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
This paper presents some novel contributions to the theory of inviscid flow regarding the forces exerted on a body moving through such a fluid in two dimensions. It is argued that acceleration of the body corresponds to vorticity generation that is independent of the instantaneous velocity of the body and thus the boundary condition on the normal velocity. The strength of the vortex sheet representing the body retains a degree of freedom that represents the net effect of the tangential boundary… 

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