Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 91, Issue 2, pp 273–284 | Cite as

MHD turbulence via extended Burgers' equation

  • K. L. Vithal
  • R. P. Vats


An extension of the Burgers' equation, which relates a random velocity field and random magnetic field, is treated statistically to study the energy transfer in the nonlinear interactions.


Magnetic Field Energy Transfer Velocity Field Nonlinear Interaction Random Velocity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Vithal
    • 1
  • R. P. Vats
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of DelhiIndia

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