A note on the energy of relative equilibria of point vortices

Hassan Aref

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Analytical formulas are derived for the energy of simple relative equilibria of identical point vortices such as the regular polygons, both open and centered, and the various known configurations consisting of nested regular polygons with or without a vortex at the center. ©2007 American Institute of Physics
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)103603
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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