General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 10, Issue 8, pp 709–716 | Cite as

Some results on pseudorigid motions

  • Egon Köhler
  • Ruprecht Schattner
Research Articles


Ehlers' and Rudolph's generalization of Born rigidity is analyzed and some properties of the corresponding flow field are derived. We investigate if at the center of motion pseudorigidity reduces to Born rigidity and give some weak criteria for determining if a given motion is pseudo rigid.


Flow Field Differential Geometry Weak Criterion Bear Rigidity 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Egon Köhler
    • 1
  • Ruprecht Schattner
    • 2
  1. 1.USP MathematisierungUniversität BielefeldBielefeldFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und AstrophysikMünchen 40Federal Republic of Germany

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