''The review articles in this series are invariably of a high standard, and those contained in the most recent volumes to appear (Volumes 14-16), are no exception.'' --- Journal of Plasma Physics, from a review of previous volumes The current volume includes chapters on the generation of noninductive current in a tokamak and resonance effects in oscillations of uneven flows of continuous media.
Generation of Noninductive Current in a Tokamak.- 1. Qualitative Analysis of Noninductive Methods of Generating a Stationary Current in a Tokamak.- 1.1. Main Mechanisms of Current Generation.- 1.2. Methods Based on Introducing a Longitudinal Pulse into a Plasma.- 1.3. Methods Not Involving an External Pulse.- 2. Maintenance of a Stationary Current in a Tokomak.- 2.1. Tokamak Reactor with Self-Maintaining Current (Boot Strap Tokamak).- 2.2. Maintaining a Current in a Tokamak by Neutral-Atom Injection.- 2.3. HF-Dragging Currents in a Plasma.- 2.4. Plasma Production by Cyclotron Waves.- 3. Dynamics of Current Production in a Tokamak.- 3.1. Kinetics of Current Generation in a Plasma with an Electric Field.- 3.2. Dynamics of Total Current in a Tokamak.- 3.3. Distribution of Noninductive Current in a Tokamak.- 3.4. Dynamics of Current Density in a Tokamak.- 4. Conclusion.- References.- Resonance Effects in Oscillations of Uneven Flows of Continuous Media.- 1. Oscillations of Plane-Parallel Liquid Flows.- 1.1. Rayleigh's Theorem.- 1.2. Allowance for Viscosity. Landau's Circuiting Theorem.- 1.3. Rayleigh's Equation as a Schrodinger Equation with a Singular Potential.- 1.4. Analog of Rayleigh's Theorem for Singular Equations with Pole of Arbitrary Order.- 1.5. Rayleigh Instability.- 1.6. Analysis of Resonant Interaction in Flows of an Ideal Liquid.- 1.7. Influence of Viscosity on Flow Stability.- 1.8. Instability of Flows as a Result of the Action of a Reynolds Stress.- 1.9. Evolution of Initial Perturbation in Liquid Flows.- 1.10. Resonant Buildup of Gravitation Waves.- 1.11. Resonant Interaction in Flows of a Compressible Liquid.- 2. Flute Oscillations of a Charged-Particle Gas and of an Inhomogeneously Rotating Plasma in a Magnetic Field.- 2.1. Charged-Particle Gas in a Magnetic Field.- 2.2. Rarefied Uncompensated Plasma.- 2.3. Dense Rotating Plasma.- 3. Oscillations of Inhomogeneous Electron Streams in a Longitudinal Magnetic Field.- 3.1. Flow with Linear Velocity Profile.- 3.2. Adjacent Flows.- 4. Alfven Oscillations of an Inhomogeneous Plasma.- Appendices.- A.l. Rayleigh's Theorem and Damped Oscillations.- A.2. Fourth-Order Equations with Small Parameter of the Highest Derivative.- References.
Series: Reviews of Plasma Physics : Book 17
Number Of Pages: 301
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.61