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Coordinate integral

  1. Dec 9, 2008 #1
    I'm looking at Gullstrand-plainleve coordinates in Kerr metric. While on the whole, it seems pretty straight forward, I found the integral aspect a little inaccessible. I've had a look at various web pages regarding integrals but to be honest, I don't know where to start with the following. Any insight would be appreciated.

    [tex]\delta=a^2sin(2\theta)\int_r^{+\infty} \frac{v\Omega}{\varpi^2}dr[/tex]





    Last edited: Dec 9, 2008
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  3. Dec 10, 2008 #2
    I used an online integral calculator (replacing r with x) which produced the following results-


    Does this look right? (unfortunately it didn't have the means to incorporate the limits of r and +∞. What impact would that have on the results?).

    online integral calculator-
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
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