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Old   December 29, 2005, 19:03
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Hi,

I know that the Euler equations are inviscid. Are they irrotational too?

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Old   December 29, 2005, 22:37
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No, Euler equations have rotational solutions also. Since viscosity is absent the vorticity can arise through shocks, baroclinic mechanism or non-conservative body forces (Just take the Euler equations and apply the curl operator to it to derive the vorticity transport equation)
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Old   December 30, 2005, 16:31
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Thank you Praveen
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