Acoustic solitary vortices. (English) Zbl 0635.76084

Summary: Low-frequency, short-wavelength acoustic-gravity waves are considered. It is shown that solitary vortices can exist if the equilibrium temperature gradient is sufficiently large.


76Q05 Hydro- and aero-acoustics
76B47 Vortex flows for incompressible inviscid fluids
35Q99 Partial differential equations of mathematical physics and other areas of application
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