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Chaos in streaming MHD flows

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Taking into account the effect of external driving, Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in hydromagnetics is studied to determine a local criterion for the existence of chaotic motion with the use of Melnikov function. Also obtained is the most chaotic frequency.

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Malik, S.K., Singh, M. Chaos in streaming MHD flows. Astrophys Space Sci 202, 209–214 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00626877

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  • Chaotic Motion
  • Local Criterion
  • External Driving
  • Melnikov Function