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Circulation in inviscid gas flows with shocks

Allwright, D. J. and Kaouri, K. (2004) Circulation in inviscid gas flows with shocks. Applied Mathematics Letters, 17 (7). pp. 767-770.


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In this note, we show that the circulation $\Gamma=\int_C\mathbf{u}\cdot\mathbf{dx}$ around a closed material curve $C(t)$ in an inviscid gas flow develops according to the equation $\frac{d\Gamma}{dt}=\int_CT\,dS$, even when the curve may cross shocks, with the entropy jumps at the shocks excluded from the right-hand side.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:D - G > Fluid mechanics
Research Groups:Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
ID Code:329
Deposited By: Gareth Wyn Jones
Deposited On:08 Nov 2006
Last Modified:29 May 2015 18:20

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