Magneto-Fluid Dynamics

Fundamentals and Case Studies of Natural Phenomena

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ISBN: 978-0-387-33542-1 (Print) 978-0-387-47290-4 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXX

  2. The Early History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      The Early History

  3. Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-30

      The Maxwell Equations

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      Pages 31-44

      Electric Fields

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      Pages 45-62

      Constant Magnetic Fields

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-69

      Time-dependent Magnetic Fields: The Law of Faraday

  4. Moving Conductors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-86

      Ohm’s Law for Moving Conductors

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      Pages 87-101

      Charges Inside Moving Conductors

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      Pages 103-123

      Nine Examples: Magnetic Fields in Moving Conductors

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      Pages 125-144

      Case Study: The Azimuthal Magnetic Field in the Earth’s Core

  5. Natural Dynamos

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-157

      Case Study: The Disk Dynamo Model for Natural Dynamos

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      Pages 159-187

      Three Case Studies: Magnetic Flux Tubes, Flux Ropes, and Flux Coils

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      Pages 189-204

      Case Study: Solar Magnetic Elements

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      Pages 205-222

      Case Study: Sunspots

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      Pages 223-238

      Case Study: Solar Spicules

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      Pages 239-251

      Case Study: Solar Coronal Loops as Self-Channeled Proton Beams I

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      Pages 253-270

      Case Study: Solar Coronal Loops as Self-Channeled Proton Beams II

  6. Appendices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XXX

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 273-293

      Characteristic Lengths and Times, a Justification1

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      Pages 295-295

      SI prefixes

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 271-319