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Hydromagnetic equations of a rarefied plasma

  • V. P. Milant'ev
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Abstract

The general hydromagnetic equations are obtained for a collisionless plasma, taking account of “magnetic viscosity” and thermal conductivity, when (1.2) holds. These equations are not closed since they contain the fourth moments. By computing these moments, for example, by Grad's method, we can close the system of equations. A system of equations in two-dimensional theory is also given.

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Viscosity Mathematical Modeling Thermal Conductivity Mechanical Engineer Industrial Mathematic 
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