This publication offers a self-contained advent to magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), with emphasis on nonlinear techniques. The e-book outlines the traditional features of MHD thought, magnetostatic equilibrium and linear balance concept. It concentrates on nonlinear thought, beginning with the evolution and saturation of person excellent and resistive instabilities, carrying on with with a close research of magnetic reconnection and concluding with a examine of the main complicated nonlinear habit, that of MHD turbulence. The final chapters describe 3 very important functions of the speculation: disruptive techniques in tokomaks, MHD results within the reversed box pinch, and sun flares.
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