By C. Truesdell
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An indifferent vector is one that is the same "arrow" in the sense that if v = x - y, then v* - x* - y*. 3-3) as asserted. An indifferent tensor is one that transforms indifferent vectors into indifferent vectors. That is, if v = Sw and v* = Qv, w* = Qw, then v* = S*w*. 3-4) By substituting the first three equations into the last, we find that Qv = S*Qw = QSw. 3-5) Since this relation is to hold for all w, we infer the rule S*Q = QS, as stated. In mechanics, we meet some quantities that are indifferent and some that are not.
7-2) Since 40 3. 7-3) where p is an arbitrary scalar. Thus we have verified a result due in effect to Poincare: In an incompressible material, the stress is determinate from the motion only to within an arbitrary hydrostatic pressure. 7-4) the response Q need not be defined except for arguments such that | det Ft \ — 1. Also, we shall define 10 Show that a rigid motion has an acceleration potential if and only if its spin is steady, and then - Pa = ^ p . 2-34) here p := x - xo. If co denotes the angular speed and r the distance from the axis of spin, p W 2 p = X-w2r2 = ~o>2r2. 2-35) As we have seen earlier in this section, the condition W = 0 defines an irrotational motion. 2-36) For that reason irrotational motions are often celled potential flows. The potential Py may depend upon t as well as x. , t fixed, are called equipotentials.
An Introduction to the Mechanics of Fluids by C. Truesdell
10 Show that a rigid motion has an acceleration potential if and only if its spin is steady, and then - Pa = ^ p . 2-34) here p := x - xo. If co denotes the angular speed and r the distance from the axis of spin, p W 2 p = X-w2r2 = ~o>2r2. 2-35) As we have seen earlier in this section, the condition W = 0 defines an irrotational motion. 2-36) For that reason irrotational motions are often celled potential flows. The potential Py may depend upon t as well as x. , t fixed, are called equipotentials.