Stability of Magnetogasdynamic Flows

  • Shih-I Pai


One of the most interesting problems in fluid dynamics is the problem of the stability of a laminar flow and its transition to turbulence. It will be of interest to see what effect the magnetic field has on the stability of laminar flow in magnetogasdynamics. In this chapter we are going to discuss some of the stability problems in magnetogasdynamics.


Magnetic Field Rayleigh Number Basic Flow Boundary Layer Flow Transverse Magnetic Field 
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  • Shih-I Pai
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  1. 1.Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Applied MathematicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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