Description

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

Readership

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

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080951539
eBook ISBN:
9780080560533
Print ISBN:
9780080548128

About the series-volume-editors

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