Magnetohydrodynamic equilibrium calculations using multigrid

  • B. J. Braams
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1228)


The multigrid method has been applied to the solution of the two-dimensional elliptic equation that governs axisymmetric ideal magnetohydrodynamic equilibrium. The possibility of applying multigrid to the computation of axisymmetric equilibria in the ‘inverse coordinates’ formulation and to three-dimensional equilibrium and evolution calculations is investigated.


Equilibrium Problem Multigrid Method Grid Generation Magnetic Confinement Force Balance Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. J. Braams
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.F.O.M. Instituut voor PlasmafysicaNieuwegeinThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für PlasmaphysikGarching bei MünchenFed. Rep. Germany

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