Nonlinear magnetohydrodynamics

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Author: Dieter Biskamp
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 386
Language: english
Year: 1997
ISBN 10: 0521599180
ISBN 13: 9780521599184
Series: Cambridge Monographs on Plasma Physics
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

This book provides a self-contained introduction to magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), with emphasis on nonlinear processes. The book outlines the conventional aspects of MHD theory, magnetostatic equilibrium and linear stability theory. It concentrates on nonlinear theory, starting with the evolution and saturation...