• Paul K. Newton
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 145)


In this chapter the two main themes of this book are introduced:
  1. 1.

    Vorticity dynamics for the Euler equations and the point vortex decomposition.

  2. 2.

    Hamiltonian methods.



Euler Equation Poisson Bracket Vortex Tube Point Vortex Heteroclinic Orbit 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul K. Newton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Department of MathematicsUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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