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## Relativistic Fluids

*Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat*

### in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780199230723
- eISBN:
- 9780191710872
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents general properties of perfect fluids. When appropriate definitions are given, some of these properties generalize well-known properties of non-relativistic perfect fluids. ... More

## Relativistic Perfect Fluids

*Luciano Rezzolla and Olindo Zanotti*

### in Relativistic Hydrodynamics

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- January 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780198528906
- eISBN:
- 9780191746505
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528906.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter builds the mathematical framework that is behind relativistic perfect fluids, namely those fluids for which viscous effects and heat fluxes are zero. Starting from the definition of the ... More

## Relativistic Non-Perfect Fluids

*Luciano Rezzolla and Olindo Zanotti*

### in Relativistic Hydrodynamics

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- January 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780198528906
- eISBN:
- 9780191746505
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528906.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter deals with non-perfect fluids, namely those fluids for which viscous effects and heat fluxes cannot be neglected. After a discussion about the most convenient definition of ... More

## The Laws of Prandtl and the Laws of Nature

*David Bloor*

### in The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780226060941
- eISBN:
- 9780226060934
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of Chicago Press
- DOI:
- 10.7208/chicago/9780226060934.003.0010
- Subject:
- History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter puts into question Taylor's rejection of Lanchester's idea that the flow of air over a wing was describable in terms of a perfect fluid in irrotational motion with circulation. It is ... More

## Approximating perfect fluids with matter of Vlasov type

*Hans Ringström*

### in On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199680290
- eISBN:
- 9780191760235
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0028
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

The standard models of the universe are spatially homogeneous, isotropic and have matter content consisting of perfect fluids. However, it is possible to approximate dust and radiation fluids (that ... More

## Potential Flow

*Etienne Guyon, Jean-Pierre Hulin, Luc Petit, and Catalin.D. Mitescu*

### in Physical Hydrodynamics, 2nd Edn

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198702443
- eISBN:
- 9780191772153
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702443.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Potential flows correspond to irrotational velocity fields: this irrotationality is first shown to be persistent for perfect fluids of zero viscosity. Simple examples of such flows (or approximations ... More

## Self-gravitating fluids

*Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan*

### in Relativity in Modern Physics

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- October 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198786399
- eISBN:
- 9780191828669
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter briefly describes ‘perfect fluids’. These are characterized by their mass density ρ(t, xⁱ), pressure p(t, ⁱ), and velocity field v(t, ⁱ). The motion and equilibrium configurations of ... More

## Dynamics of massive systems

*Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan*

### in Relativity in Modern Physics

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- October 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198786399
- eISBN:
- 9780191828669
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents the laws of motion of an ensemble of point masses forming a solid body whose shape is invariant, or a fluid whose shape can vary with time. It argues that an ensemble of point ... More

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