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Einstein on the beach: fluid flow on a curved space

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Abstract: Everyone is familiar with the standard hydraulic jump observed when a jet hits a horizontal surface in the presence of gravity. However, surprisingly little is known about the shape of the hydraulic jump when a jet hits an inclined plane. We discuss a simple theory that predicts the rise height of such a jump. In the second part of the talk, we discuss the impact of a jet on a surface with bumps, and observe some surprising connections with Einstein’s theory of general relativity. This is joint work with Andrew Belmonte, Khalid Kamhawi, and Jay Johnson.

This talk is part of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Flows (IEEF) series.

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