Plasma Astrophysics, Part I

Fundamentals and Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4282-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-4283-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

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    Pages 1-17

    Particles and Fields: Exact Self-consistent Description

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    Pages 19-36

    Statistical Description of Interacting Particle Systems

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    Pages 37-57

    Weakly-Coupled Systems with Binary Collisions

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    Pages 59-85

    Propagation of Fast Particles in Plasma

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    Pages 87-113

    Motion of a Charged Particle in Given Fields

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    Pages 115-127

    Adiabatic Invariants in Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 129-146

    Wave-Particle Interaction in Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 147-180

    Coulomb Collisions in Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 181-210

    Macroscopic Description of Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 211-221

    Multi-Fluid Models of Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 223-236

    The Generalized Ohm’s Law in Plasma

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    Pages 237-262

    Single-Fluid Models for Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 263-283

    Magnetohydrodynamics in Astrophysics

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    Pages 285-306

    Plasma Flows in a Strong Magnetic Field

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    Pages 307-332

    MHD Waves in Astrophysical Plasma

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    Pages 333-361

    Discontinuous Flows in a MHD Medium

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    Pages 363-386

    Evolutionarity of MHD Discontinuities

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    Pages 387-401

    Particle Acceleration by Shock Waves

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    Pages 403-427

    Plasma Equilibrium in Magnetic Field

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    Pages 429-453

    Stationary Flows in a Magnetic Field

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 455-498