Reconnection of Magnetic Fields
Magnetohydrodynamics and Collisionless Theory and Observations
Normal Price: $235.00
Your Price: $211.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $23.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Reconnection of Magnetic Fields by Joachim Birn
Book DescriptionThe reconnection of magnetic fields is one of the most fascinating processes in plasma physics, responsible for phenomena such as solar flares and magnetospheric substorms. The concept of reconnection has developed through recent advances in exploring the magnetospheres of the Sun and Earth through theory, computer simulations and spacecraft observations. The great challenge in understanding it stems from balancing the large volumes of plasma and magnetic fields involved with the energy release with the physical mechanism which relies on the strongly localized behavior of charged particles. This book, edited by and with contributions from leading scientists in the field, provides a comprehensive overview of recent theoretical and observational findings concerning the physics of reconnection and the complex structures that may give rise to, or develop from, reconnection. It is intended for researchers and graduate students interested in the dynamics of plasmas.
Buy Reconnection of Magnetic Fields book by Joachim Birn from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521854207
(247mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Reconnection of Magnetic Fields book by Joachim Birn and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Joachim Birn
Joachim Birn is a staff member in the Space Science and Applications Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He was made a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2000. Eric Priest is the James Gregory Professor of Mathematics at St Andrews University. He is currently Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687