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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Review of rotating fluids
3 Matrix form of equations of motion
4 Partitioning into poloidal and toroidal fields
5 Partitioning by spherical harmonic numbers
6 Expansion order and spherical harmonic structure of the various matrices
7 Expansion of equations of motion
8 Numerical result for rotating polytropes
9 r-mode time scales
Appendix A: The elements of S, C and W matrices
Appendix B: Ansatz for the scalars ${\phi ^{s\ell }}$, ${\psi ^{s\ell }}$ and ${\chi ^{s\ell }}$
Appendix C: Review of rotating polytropes
Appendix D: The energy of normal mode
References

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