The sound of a singularity

Russel E. Caflisch, Fernando Lund

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The sound generated by the singularity of a rolled-up vortex sheet is computed. A strong pressure wave is generated, whose Fourier transform is a power of frequency, with the exponent a characteristic of the singularity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)909-910
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics of Fluids A
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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