# Fluids with spin and twist

@article{Smalley1995FluidsWS, title={Fluids with spin and twist}, author={Larry L. Smalley and Jean P. Krisch}, journal={Journal of Mathematical Physics}, year={1995}, volume={36}, pages={778-795} }

Fluids with persistent vortices that exhibit shear plus expansion (or contraction) in noninertial frames are common physical phenomena. The concept of intrinsic rotation is commonly referred to as spin; the equivalent concept for shear would be shear momenta, referred to as twist in this work. The motion of the Earth’s atmosphere is a prime example of such motion in which the driving engine is the rotation of the Earth plus solar radiation. The general analytical features of persistent vortices…

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