Magnetohydrodynamics

Historical Evolution and Trends

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-4832-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-4833-3 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Dynamo, Astrophysics, and Plasmas

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      How MHD Transformed the Theory of Geomagnetism

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      Pages 27-36

      Early Magnetohydrodynamic Research in Stockholm

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      Pages 37-54

      Dynamo Experiments

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      Pages 55-72

      Mean-Field Dynamo Theory: Early Ideas and Today's Problems

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      Pages 73-84

      Astrophysical MHD: The Early Years

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      Pages 85-115

      Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in Astrophysical Plasmas

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      Pages 117-127

      Transient Pinched Plasmas and Strong Hydromagnetic Waves

  3. High Magnetic Fields

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-154

      Early Years of MHD at Cambridge University Engineering Department

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      Pages 155-170

      Julius Hartmann and His Followers: A Review on the Properties of the Hartmann Layer

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      Pages 171-194

      Liquid Metal Magnetohydrodynamics for Fusion Blankets

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      Pages 195-209

      Geostrophic Versus MHD Models

  4. Turbulence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-222

      The Birth and Adolescence of MHD Turbulence

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      Pages 223-230

      How Analogous is Generation of Vorticity and Passive Vectors (Magnetic Fields)?

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      Chapter

      Pages 231-246

      MHD Turbulence at Low Magnetic Reynolds Number: Present Understanding and Future Needs

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      Chapter

      Pages 247-262

      Modelling of MHD Turbulence

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      Chapter

      Pages 263-274

      The Growth of Magnetohydrodynamics in Latvia and Israel

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      Chapter

      Pages 275-294

      Velocity Measurement Techniques for Liquid Metal Flows

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      Pages 295-312

      Flow Control and Propulsion in Poor Conductors

  5. Electromagnetic Processing of Materials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 313-313

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      Pages 315-327

      Overview of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials

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      Pages 329-344

      Applications of High Magnetic Fields in Materials Processing

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