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Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics

By: Davidson, P.A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics. Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2017Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xviii, 555p.ISBN: 9781316613023.Subject(s): MagnetohydrodynamicsDDC classification: 538.6 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Table of Contents Part I. From Maxwell's Equations to Magnetohydrodynamics: 1. A qualitative overview of MHD 2. The governing equations of electrodynamics 3. A first course in fluid dynamics 4. The governing equations of MHD Part II. The Fundamentals of Incompressible MHD: 5. Kinematics – advection, diffusion and intensification of magnetic fields 6. Dynamics at low magnetic Reynolds number 7. Dynamics at high magnetic Reynolds number 8. An introduction to turbulence 9. MHD turbulence at low and high magnetic Reynolds number Part III. Applications in Engineering and Materials: 10. The world of metallurgical MHD 11. The generation and suppression of motion in castings 12. Axisymmetric flows driven by the injection of current 13. MHD instabilities in aluminium reduction cells Part IV. Applications in Physics: 14. The geodynamo 15. Stellar magnetism 16. Plasma containment in fusion reactors Appendix A. Vector identities and theorems Appendix B. Physical properties of liquid metals References Index.
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Table of Contents
Part I. From Maxwell's Equations to Magnetohydrodynamics:
1. A qualitative overview of MHD
2. The governing equations of electrodynamics
3. A first course in fluid dynamics
4. The governing equations of MHD
Part II. The Fundamentals of Incompressible MHD:
5. Kinematics – advection, diffusion and intensification of magnetic fields
6. Dynamics at low magnetic Reynolds number
7. Dynamics at high magnetic Reynolds number
8. An introduction to turbulence
9. MHD turbulence at low and high magnetic Reynolds number
Part III. Applications in Engineering and Materials:
10. The world of metallurgical MHD
11. The generation and suppression of motion in castings
12. Axisymmetric flows driven by the injection of current
13. MHD instabilities in aluminium reduction cells
Part IV. Applications in Physics:
14. The geodynamo
15. Stellar magnetism
16. Plasma containment in fusion reactors
Appendix A. Vector identities and theorems
Appendix B. Physical properties of liquid metals
References
Index.

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