Dynamos, Volume 88

1st Edition

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2007

Series Volume Editors: Philippe Cardin L.G. Cugliandolo
Print ISBN: 9780080548128
eBook ISBN: 9780080560533
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 13th August 2008
Page Count: 496
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This book is a collection of lectures given in July 2007 at the Les Houches Summer School on "Dynamos".

Key Features

Provides a pedagogical introduction to topics in Dynamos Addresses each topic from the basis to the most recent developments Covers the lectures by internationally-renowned and leading experts


Graduate students, researchers

Table of Contents

  1. T. Alboussière, Fundamentals of MHD
  2. C.A. Jones, Dynamo Theory
  3. P. Olson, Planetary Magnetism
  4. A. Shukurov and Dmitry Sokoloff, Astrophysical Dynamos
  5. B. Dubrulle, Turbulence and Dynamo
  6. Y. Ponty, Numerical Modeling of Liquid Metal Dynamo Experiments
  7. M. Dumberry, Taylor's Constraint and Torsional Oscillations
  8. C.C. Finlay, Waves in the Presence of Magnetic Fields, Rotation and Convection
  9. S. Stanley, Dynamos of the Ice Giants


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About the Series Volume Editor

Philippe Cardin

Affiliations and Expertise

Maison des Géosciences, LGIT, Grenoble, France

L.G. Cugliandolo

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energi, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France


This book is a collection of lectures given in July 2007 at the Les Houches Summer School on "Dynamos".