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Galilean invariance

W. David McComb

in Homogeneous, Isotropic Turbulence: Phenomenology, Renormalization and Statistical Closures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689385
eISBN:
9780191768255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689385.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is motivated by two specific considerations. The first of these is the idea which emerged in the late 1970s that vertex renormalization of the NSE was constrained by the requirement of ... More


Effective Theory Of Superfluidity

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses how the effective theory incorporates the low-energy dynamics of the superfluid vacuum and the dynamics of the system of quasiparticles in Bose liquids. The effective theory of ... More


Origins of relativity

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses inertial frames, the speed of light, Maxwell‘s equations, and Galilean transformations, as they were understood before the advent of special relativity. It discusses the ... More


Gluing Solutions

Philip Isett

in Hölder Continuous Euler Flows in Three Dimensions with Compact Support in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691174822
eISBN:
9781400885428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174822.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

This chapter deals with the gluing of solutions and the relevant theorem (Theorem 12.1), which states the condition for a Hölder continuous solution to exist. By taking a Galilean transformation if ... More


Newton’s Three Laws

Peter Mann

in Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198822370
eISBN:
9780191861253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822370.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces Newton’s laws, the Newtonian formulation of mechanics and key concepts such as configuration space and phase space for later development. In 1687, the natural philosopher Sir ... More


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