Accession Number : AD0262443

Title :   MAGNETOYDRODYNAMIC SHOCK WAVES

Corporate Author : NORTHEASTERN UNIV BOSTON MASS

Personal Author(s) : DAVIS,JACK

Report Date : MAY 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: The thermodynamics of an infinitely conducting fluid Fundamental equations Change in internal energy, enthalpy, and entropy Specific heats The acoustic velocity Variable area isentropic flow Critical speed and Prandtl's equation Magnetohydrodynamic shock waves Jump conditions Formation of magnetohydrodynamic shock waves Prandtl's relation Change in internal energy and enthalpy across a shock front Hugonoit function Amplification of the magnetic field Shock strengths for polytropic gases Diffusion and plane magnetohydrodynamic shock waves Basic equations Shock relations Diffusion equation Allowed values of the compression coefficient

Descriptors :   *ENTHALPY, *ENTROPY, *MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, *SHOCK WAVES, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, DIFFUSION, EQUATIONS, FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS), INTEGRALS, PROPAGATION, THERMODYNAMICS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE