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70) j =1 where λ and λj are the Lagrange multipliers for the entropy constraint and the jth component mass constraint. 54), can be handled as an unconstrained problem. The Lagrange multipliers can be evaluated from the boundary conditions. The final equilibrium conditions are obtained by eliminating the Lagrange multipliers using the constraint conditions that the total entropy and the total mass of each component must remain fixed. Two specific examples are 20 John Gaydos, et al. presented in detail in Chapter 2.
We denote these angles as θjk where (jk) = (12), (23), (31). 38) It is also well known from differential geometry that for a line in three-dimensional space, the curvature κ and the torsion τ, specified at each point on the line, are the only two geometric parameters that are needed to describe the line in space. Despite their close analogy with the surface parameters J and K, the curvature of the dividing line cannot be characterized exclusively by κ and τ because they do not possess a relation to the dividing surfaces as required by the third condition.
In general, if either the position or the orientation of the surface changes, then σ(a) will also change. 124) and ΔP is the pressure difference across the interface. It is obvious from this relation that σ (2a ) will never equal σ1(a ) for arbitrary shifts Δλ unless ΔP = 0, and this pressure condition is satisfied only for plane parallel surfaces whose radii of curvature are infinite. Similar considerations also apply to the excess densities and the corresponding surface excess densities .