Magnetohydrodynamic equations for toroidal plasmas

Asif, M.
February 2010
Natural Science;Feb2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p95
Academic Journal
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.


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