Air parcels and air particles: Hamiltonian dynamics

Onno Bokhove, Peter Lynch

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    Abstract

    We present a simple Hamiltonian formulation of the Euler equations for fluid flow in the Lagrangian framework. In contrast to the conventional formulation, which involves coupled partial differential equations, our "innovative'' mathematical formulation involves only ordinary differential equations coupled by integral equations. We illustrate the utility of the new formulation by applying it to a simple stability problem for the atmosphere.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

    Publication series

    NameMemorandum
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics
    No.2/1834
    ISSN (Print)1874-4850
    ISSN (Electronic)1874-4850

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    Bokhove, O., & Lynch, P. (2007). Air parcels and air particles: Hamiltonian dynamics. (Memorandum; No. 2/1834). Enschede: University of Twente, Department of Applied Mathematics.