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The M.H.D. version of a theorem of H. Weyl

Authors: Charles C. Conley and Joel A. Smoller
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 42 (1974), 248-250
MSC: Primary 76.35
MathSciNet review: 0327144
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Abstract: In his discussion of shock waves in arbitrary fluids, H. Weyl proves a theorem concerning the behavior of the entropy function along the Hugoniot curve. The analogous result is proven for the M.H.D. case.

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