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The left eigenvectors are the solutions of Eqn. 10:

Hence a set of left eigenvectors (not orthonormal) that span the space are


We will return to the equations for the realistic EOS in section 3.3 after we have derived the equations and boundary conditions for the special case of a perfect gas.

Viggo Hansteen
Wed Sep 19 18:16:24 MET DST 2001