Magnetohydrodynamics

  • Hannu E. J. Koskinen
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

In Chapter 2 we discussed the derivation of MHD equations in the hard way, starting from the Vlasov equation, taking velocity moments and making several approximations. This is not how MHD was first formulated. Instead the starting point was classical hydrodynamics that was reformulated for electrically conductive fluids under the influence of the magnetic field.

Keywords

Vortex Convection Radar Vorticity Rium 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannu E. J. Koskinen
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  1. 1.University of Helsinki and Finnish Meteorological InstituteHelsinkiFinland

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