PHYD28H3 Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics for Astrophysics and Geophysics

A course introducing the basic concepts of magnetohydrodynamics (broadly defined as the hydrodynamics of magnetized fluids). Topics covered will include: the essentials of hydrodynamics, the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) approximation, ideal and non-ideal MHD regimes, MHD waves and shocks, astrophysical and geophysical applications of MHD.

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Natural Sciences