Accession Number : AD0755059

Title :   A Note on the Flow Toroidal Oscillations of a Thin Spherical Shell of Conducting Fluid.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Ranger,K. B.

Report Date : OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Slow oscillations of a thin spherical shell of conducting fluid in the presence of a toroidal magnetic field are shown to drift eastward in agreement with the work of Stewartson. The result is established very simply by suitable choice of basic magnetic field. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLUID FLOW, MAGNETIC FIELDS), SPHERES, OSCILLATION, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, WAVE FUNCTIONS, GEOMAGNETISM

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE