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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 425–435 | Cite as

Non-uniformly rotating, self-gravitating, compressible masses with internal meridian circulation

  • Ian W. Roxburgh
Article

Abstract

The structure of self-gravitating, inviscid, compressible fluids is investigated assuming a polytropic relation between pressure and density. A class of solutions with non-uniform rotation and internal meridian circulation are presented and the stream lines of the flow calculated using a perturbation technique.

Keywords

Meridian Circulation Perturbation Technique Compressible Fluid Stream Line Compressible Mass 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian W. Roxburgh
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen Mary CollegeLondonEngland

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