TITLE

Magnetohydrodynamic equations for toroidal plasmas

AUTHOR(S)
Asif, M.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Natural Science;Feb2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A set of reduced MHD equations is derived using the standard energy balance equation. By applying assumption of internal energy, i.e. R²u = const, a set of reduced magnetohydrodynamic equations are obtained for large aspect ratio, high β. These equations include all terms of the same or der as the toroidal effect and only involve three variables, namely the flux, stream function and internal energy.
ACCESSION #
48966465

 

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