[aspect-devel] cylindrical rigid body rotation

Timo Heister heister at clemson.edu
Fri Feb 28 06:02:43 PST 2014

> If the goal is simply to remove the rotation from the solution (i.e., to
> eliminate the kernel of the operator), then it's enough to run the
> computation of the rotational mode over the entire domain. I think Shijie
> only presents the formula as a general case, but I don't read it as saying
> that it should be applied to anything other than the whole mantle.

The last paragraph hints at using it to get the net rotation of the
lithosphere only.

> Has someone already implemented something in this form?

Ian has something along those lines (see his email).

Timo Heister

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