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If ψ=2x+3y represents stream function then what is the magnitude of velocity?

(a) 3

(b) 5

(c) 6.3

(d) 3.6

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Question is taken from Single Variable Problems in portion Single Variable Problems of Finite Element Method

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Right option is (d) 3.6

To elaborate: The magnitude of velocity (v) is   (V^2+U^2)^(1/2).

V=\(\frac{\partial  \psi}{\partial  y}\)=3 and U=\(\frac{-\partial   \psi}{\partial  x}\)=-2




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