Magnetic Fluid and Flow

  • H. Yamaguchi
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 85)


Natural Convection Rayleigh Number Apparent Viscosity Magnetic Fluid Critical Rayleigh Number 
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With the appearance of a magnetic fluid, the conceptual treatment of ferrohydrodynamics was first introduced by

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An excellent and rather authoritative overview on ferrohydrodynamics is found in the text, of which students who wish to study this field of science should be aware.

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  • H. Yamaguchi
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  1. 1.Doshisha UniversityKyo-TanabeshiJapan

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