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    Streamlines - How do they look?

    I was working on my maths assignment about a question on stramfunctions. I worked out the streamfunction in axisymmetric spherical coords. I am asked to find the shape of the streamlines when the streamfunction is zero.

    I equated the streamfunction to zero and I got r^(3) = a^(3) where a is simply a constant.

    How do the streamlines look? I need to draw them on a graph. What kind of graph is it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maibs89 View Post
    I was working on my maths assignment about a question on stramfunctions. I worked out the streamfunction in axisymmetric spherical coords. I am asked to find the shape of the streamlines when the streamfunction is zero.

    I equated the streamfunction to zero and I got r^(3) = a^(3) where a is simply a constant.

    How do the streamlines look? I need to draw them on a graph. What kind of graph is it?
    If r^3= a^3 then r= a. You say that this is in spherical coordinates so that r is the radius. What kind of figure has constant radius?
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