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Again giving no PV. When an inviscid stagnation point forms and density surfaces intersect the hill, a no-slip condition at the boundary forces the generation of PV. The total vorticity in the boundary layer on each density surface is loty dy = Au = ug (56) where ug is the flow speed outside the boundary layer. The flux of vorticity in the boundary layer is 24 RONALD B. SMITH Note that these expressions do not depend directly on the coefficient of viscosity or the thickness of the boundary layer, and thus they remain constant in the inviscid limit p+O.

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