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Dissipation in a flow driven by precession and application to the design of a MHD wind tunnel

J. Léorat , F. Rigaud , R. Vitry , G. Herpe

Observatoire de Paris-Meudon, place Janssen, 92195-MEUDON, France

Experimental fluid dynamos are needed to study MHD turbulence and validate numerical models. Precession driving seems a convenient tool to reduce the power needs. Preliminary results obtained on a small scale model experiment are presented. Refs 9.

Magnetohydrodynamics 39, No. 3, 321-326, 2003 [PDF, 95.5 Kb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X