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Relativistic Fluids and Magneto-fluids
With Applications in Astrophysics and Plasma Physics

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Part of Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics

  • Date Published: December 2005
  • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521018128

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  • A unified and systematic treatment of the main results and techniques of relativistic fluid dynamics with an emphasis on waves and shock waves. The first four chapters provide an introduction to the fundamental principles of relativistic fluid dynamics and magneto-fluids. The remaining chapters present specific topics, including non-linear electromagnetic waves in relativistic cold plasmas, relativistic asymptotic waves, and relativistic shock waves. Examples of the applications of the theory to plasma physics, nuclear physics and astrophysics are presented.

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    "The exposition is clear and the topics are logically presented....the book will be of substantial value and importance to applied mathematicians, physicists, and astrophysicists interested in a thorough exposition of wavelike properties of relativistic fluids, magneto-fluids, and to some extent the gravitational field itself." Harold Weitzner, Foundations of Physics

    "The author clearly has a comprehensive grasp of the material presented, and offers the reader additional insight into the available publications. Consequently, this book is a valuable reference work for anyone in the field seeking a wide-ranging and thorough treatment of RFD and RMFD." D.A. Diver, Journal of Fluid Mechanics

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521018128
    • length: 352 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. Mathematical structure
    3. Singular hypersurfaces in space-time
    4. Propagation of weak discontinuities
    5. Relativistic simple waves
    6. Relativistic geometrical optics
    7. Relativistic asymptotic waves
    8. Relativistic shock waves
    9. Propagation of relativistic shock waves
    10. Stability of relativistic shock waves
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    A. M. Anile

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