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Unpublished paper, 'On discontinuous fluid motion' by J G [John Gaston] Leathem

Reference number: AP/79/13

Date: 1917


Leathem writes on the methods of Levy, Levi-Civita, Cisotti and Villat; resultant pressure on an obstacle; general theory based on a formulation in terms of curve-factors, determination of the points of departure of free stream-lines from a curved obstacle; and a principle prevailing in the relation between the shape of an obstacle and its resistance to relative flow.

Includes two pages of geometrical diagrams.

Subject: Fluid dynamics

Received 2 March 1917. Read 29 March 1917. Communicated by H F [Henry Frederick] Baker.

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