Vortex Leapfrogging Interactive Pages
Library Home || Full Table of Contents || Suggest a Link || Library Help
|Amanda Johns, The University of Surrey, England|
|Interactive experiments in fluid dynamics, in particular, the motion of vortices: "A vortex is a spinning energy wheel. When you take the plug out of a bathtub, you will see that the water creates a vortex as it runs down the drain. In common usage, by vortex we usually mean a whirlpool, or a circular cavity formed by a liquid in rotation...." Requires Java.|
|Resource Types:||Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Fluid Mechanics|
© 1994- The Math Forum at NCTM. All rights reserved.