ON THE HYDROMAGNETIC STABILITY OF A LIQUID LAYER UNDER THE ACTION OF A MAGNETIC FIELD AND A GRAVITATIONAL FORCE,
STANFORD UNIV CALIF DEPT OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS
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The dissertation is concerned with an analytical study of the stability of an electrically conducting liquid layer subjected to a gravitational field and a magnetic field. The main purpose of the investigation is to determine the effect of a magnetic field on the stability criteria of the layer.