Magnetohydrodynamic and Gasdynamic Theories for Planetary Bow Waves

  1. Bruce T. Tsurutani and
  2. Robert G. Stone
  1. John R. Spreiter1 and
  2. Stephen S. Stahara2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM035p0085

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research

How to Cite

Spreiter, J. R. and Stahara, S. S. (1985) Magnetohydrodynamic and Gasdynamic Theories for Planetary Bow Waves, in Collisionless Shocks in the Heliosphere: Reviews of Current Research (eds B. T. Tsurutani and R. G. Stone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM035p0085

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305

  2. 2

    RM Associates, Inc., Lafayette, california 94549

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900612

Online ISBN: 9781118664179

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Keywords:

  • Heliosphere—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Shock waves—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magnetohydrodynamic Theory for Planetary Bow Wave Flows

  • Dissipationless Magnetohydrodynamic Theory for Planetary Bow Wave Flows

  • Gasdynamic Approximation of Magnetohydrodynamic Planetary Flows

  • Conclusions