Magnetohydrodynamics: Historical Evolution and Trends by Sergei S. MolokovMagnetohydrodynamics: Historical Evolution and Trends by Sergei S. Molokov

Magnetohydrodynamics: Historical Evolution and Trends

EditorSergei S. Molokov, R. Moreau, H. Keith Moffatt

Paperback | November 30, 2010

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This book revises the evolution of ideas in various branches of magnetohydrodynamics (astrophysics, earth and solar dynamos, pinch, MHD turbulence and liquid metals) and reviews current trends and challenges. Uniquely, it contains the review articles on the development of the subject by pioneers in the field as well as leading experts, not just in one, but in various branches of magnetohydrodynamics, such as liquid metals, astrophysics, dynamo and pinch.
Title:Magnetohydrodynamics: Historical Evolution and TrendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048172055

ISBN - 13:9789048172054

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Table of Contents

Part I Dynamo, Astrophysics, and Plasmas: How MHD Transformed the Theory of Geomagnetism, by Paul Roberts; Early Magnetohydrodynamic Research in Stockholm, by Bo Lehnert; Dynamo Experiments, by Agris Gailitis, Olgerts Lielausis, Gunter Gerbeth, Frank Stefani ; Mean-Field Dynamo Theory: Early Ideas and Today's Problems, by Karl-Heinz Rädler; Astrophysical MHD - The Early Years, by Leon Mestel; Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in Astrophysical Plasmas, by Alexander A Schekochihin, Steven C Cowley; Transient Pinched Plasmas and Strong Hydromagnetic Waves, by John E Allen. Part II High Magnetic Fields: Early Years of MHD at Cambridge University Engineering Department, by Martin Cowley; Julius Hartmann and His Followers: a Review on the Properties of the Hartmann Layer, by René Moreau, Sergei Molokov; Liquid Metal Magnetohydrodynamics for Fusion Blankets, by Leo Bühler; Geostrophic versus MHD Models, by Thierry Alboussiêre. Part III Turbulence: The Birth and Adolescence of MHD Turbulence, by Keith Moffatt; How Analogous is Generation of Vorticity and Passive Vectors (Magnetic Fields)? , by Arkady Tsinober; MHD Turbulence at Low Magnetic Reynolds Number: Present Understanding and Future Needs, by René Moreau, Andre Thess, Arkady Tsinober; Modelling of MHD Turbulence, by Bernard Knaepen, Olivier Debliquy, Daniele Carati; The Growth of Magnetohydrodynamics in Latvia and Israel, by Herman Branover; Velocity Measurement Techniques for Liquid Metal Flows, by Sven Eckert, Andreas Cramer, Gunter Gerbeth; Flow Control and Propulsion in Poor Conductors, by Tom Weier, Victor Shatrov, Gunter Gerbeth.Part IV Electromagnetic Processing of Materials: Overview of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, by Shigeo Asai; Applications of High Magnetic Fields in Materials Processing, by Hideyuki Yasuda; Effect of AC Magnetic Fields on Free Surfaces, by Yves Fautrelle, Alfred Sneyd, Jacqueline Etay; Numerical Modelling for Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, by Valdis Bojarevics, Koulis Pericleous; Magnetic Fields in Semiconductor Crystal Growth, by Hiroyuki Ozoe, Janusz S Szmyd, Toshio Tagawa; An Outline of Magnetoelectrochemistry, by Antoine Alemany, Jean-Paul Chopart.