Oscillating Disk Dynamo and Geomagnetism

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. E. C. Bullard and
  2. D. Gubbins

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0325

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Bullard, E. C. and Gubbins, D. (1972) Oscillating Disk Dynamo and Geomagnetism, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0325

Author Information

  1. Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063



  • Disk dynamo and geomagnetism;
  • Dynamo theory;
  • Earth's magnetic field;
  • Floquet's theorem;
  • Magnetohydrodynamic waves


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Single-Disk Dynamo

  • Two Coupled Disk Dynamos