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Relativistic Potential Vorticity

J. Katz
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Vol. 391, No. 1801 (Feb. 8, 1984), pp. 415-418
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2397508
Page Count: 4
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Relativistic Potential Vorticity
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Abstract

Inviscid fluids in classical mechanics preserve the value of the potential vorticity ρ-1∇ x · ∇ s on each fluid element. The conservation law is a local expression of Kelvin's circulation theorem. These results are generalised to inviscid flows in general relativity.

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