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