In this note, we show that the circulation Γ=∫C u.dx around a closed material curve C(t) in an inviscid gas flow develops according to the equation dΓ⁄dΓ = ∫C T dS, even when the curve may cross shocks, with the entropy jumps at the shocks excluded from the right-hand side.
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Circulation in inviscid gas flows with shocks
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