Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2007

1st Edition - August 13, 2008

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  • Editors: Philippe Cardin, L.G. Cugliandolo
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080560533

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Dynamos 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


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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 496
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
  • Published: August 13, 2008
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080560533

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

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