An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics (Cambridge Texts in by P. A. Davidson

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By P. A. Davidson

Magnetic fields are in many instances utilized in to warmth, pump, stir and levitate liquid metals. there's the terrestrial magnetic box that's maintained by means of fluid movement within the earth's center, the sun magnetic box, which generates sunspots and sun flares, and the galactic box that affects the formation of stars. This introductory textual content on magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) (the learn of the interplay of magnetic fields and engaging in fluids) is meant to function an introductory textual content for complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars in physics, utilized arithmetic and engineering. the fabric within the textual content is seriously weighted towards incompressible flows and to terrestrial (as exact from astrophysical) functions. the ultimate sections of the textual content, which define the newest advances within the metallurgical purposes of MHD, make the ebook of curiosity to specialist researchers in utilized arithmetic, engineering and metallurgy.

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1984) and NdB 6 (Tamaki et al. 1985) calculations within the present formalism show that the third-order magnetic susceptibility associated with the trigonal symmetry is positive. Measurements would allow to confirm this analysis. QUADRUPOLAR E F F E C T S IN R A R E E A R T H I N T E R M E T A L L I C S 47 Tb pnictides Equi-atomic compounds within the NaCl-type structure have been extensively studied (Hulliger 1978). They are the earliest intermetallics observed to exhibit large one-ion magneto-elastic couplings (L6vy 1969, Mullen et al.

In hexagonal RC% compounds as revealed by the variation of the lattice parameters and elastic constants (se e section 4). This classical description of magnetostriction and magnetocrystalline anisotropy gives a phenomenological connection between their temperature variation and that of the 4f magnetic moment. The details of the magnetic couplings leading to this observed magnetization itself are not of too great importance. , for rare earths dissolved in a magnetic metal (Fe, Co, M n , . . ) .

MOR1N and D. S C H M I T r CeZn and CeMg Among other CsCl-type compounds, the CeX present a large set of different properties. 5 K, respectively, the transition being first-order (Pierre et al. 1981, 1984). Contrary to the case of CeAg, the lattice stability is large; as in CeAg the Kondo-type behaviour for the Ce ion is not important. 3 × 10 -2 in CeZn and CeMg, respectively). Fitting magnetic properties in the ordered phase leads to G r = 220 and 50 mK in CeZn and CeMg, respectively. Note that these values have not been confirmed by measurements in the cubic paramagnetic phase.

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