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  • Dieter Biskamp, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany

Book description

This book presents an introduction to, and modern account of, magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) turbulence, an active field both in general turbulence theory and in various areas of astrophysics. The book starts by introducing the MHD equations, certain useful approximations and the transition to turbulence. The second part of the book covers incompressible MHD turbulence, the macroscopic aspects connected with the different self-organization processes, the phenomenology of the turbulence spectra, two-point closure theory, and intermittency. The third considers two-dimensional turbulence and compressible (in particular, supersonic) turbulence. Because of the similarities in the theoretical approach, these chapters start with a brief account of the corresponding methods developed in hydrodynamic turbulence. The final part of the book is devoted to astrophysical applications: turbulence in the solar wind, in accretion disks, and in the interstellar medium. This book is suitable for graduate students and researchers working in turbulence theory, plasma physics and astrophysics.


‘… this new book by Biskamp presents hydromagnetic turbulence as a very accessible and highly interesting topic both for students and professionals … an ideal reference both for beginners and experts … This book should certainly belong to the compulsory literature of any graduate student working in hydromagnetic turbulence.’

Source: Journal of Fluid Mechanics

‘… recommended to anybody working in the field, including graduate students.’

Source: Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

'… I would recommend this book to all those who would like to undertake a serious study of MHD turbulence, be it from a theoretical point of view or because they are interested in applications.'

Source: Journal of Plasma Physics

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