[CIG-MC] couple citcoms manual questions

Walter Landry walter at geodynamics.org
Mon Feb 22 15:19:35 PST 2010

Robert Moucha <rmoucha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I have came across a couple of puzzles (or typos) in the citcoms
> manual 3.1.1 that I hope could be answered.
> eqn 1.3, is there a negative missing in front of the work by
> compression term (rho*alpha* g* ur* T)? eqn 1.24 has the negative
> eqn 1.18, the non-dimensionalization of heat production H, is there a
> factor of (ko/Ro^2) missing on the right-hand side?

I believe that you are correct on both accounts.  Unless someone
claims otherwise, I will update the manual.

Walter Landry
walter at geodynamics.org

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