Solar magnetohydrodynamics by Eric Priest
By Eric Priest
Magnetohydrodynamics of the sunlight is a very new updated rewrite from scratch of the 1982 e-book sunlight Magnetohydrodynamics, taking account of large advances in figuring out given that that date. It describes the delicate and complicated interplay among the Sun's plasma surroundings and its magnetic box, that is accountable for many desirable dynamic phenomena. Chapters disguise the iteration of the Sun's magnetic box by way of dynamo motion, magnetoconvection and the character of photospheric flux tubes resembling sunspots, the heating of the outer surroundings through waves or reconnection, the constitution of prominences, the character of eruptive instability and magnetic reconnection in sunlight flares and coronal mass ejections, and the acceleration of the sun wind by means of reconnection or wave-turbulence. built for a graduate path at St. Andrews collage, this complex textbook offers a close account of our development towards answering many key unsolved puzzles in sun physics. it's crucial examining for graduate scholars and researchers in sun physics and similar fields of astronomy, plasma physics, and fluid dynamics. challenge units and different assets can be found at www.cambridge.org/9780521854719.
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