Accession Number:

AD0637178

Title:

CHAPMAN-FERRARO HOLLOWS FOR A SYSTEM OF LINE CURRENTS ENVELOPED BY A STRATIFIED CORPUSCULAR FLUX.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SHEFFIELD UNIV (ENGLAND) DEPT OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

A stratified plasma stream of infinite conductivity is incident on the magnetic field of a system of parallel line currents. The magnetic field is confined to a hollow within the stream and the plasma particles are assumed to be specularly reflected at the hollow surface, a boundary condition which also serves as the hypersonic shockwave approximation. The method of solution is illustrated by considering the case of a stream comprising a number of uniform layers. In particular the case of a single line current only partially enveloped by a uniform stream and the case of a two-layered stream past a line dipole are considered. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE