Physics of the space environment [E-Book] / Tamas I. Gombosi.
Gombosi, Tamás I., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998
1 online resource (xviii, 339 pages)
englisch
9780511529474
9780521592642
9780521607681
Cambridge atmospheric and space science series
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I.
  • Theoretical Description of Gases and Plasmas.
  • Ch. 1.
  • Particle Orbit Theory.
  • Ch. 2.
  • Kinetic Theory.
  • Ch. 3.
  • Basic Plasma Phenomena.
  • Ch. 4.
  • Fluid and MHD Theory.
  • Ch. 5.
  • Waves and Oscillations.
  • Ch. 6.
  • Shocks and Discontinuities.
  • Ch. 7.
  • Transport of Superthermal Particles
  • pt. II.
  • The Upper Atmosphere.
  • Ch. 8.
  • The Terrestrial Upper Atmosphere.
  • Ch. 9.
  • Airglow and Aurora.
  • Ch. 10.
  • The Ionosphere
  • pt. III.
  • Sun-Earth Connection.
  • Ch. 11.
  • The Sun.
  • Ch. 12.
  • The Solar Wind.
  • Ch. 13.
  • Cosmic Rays and Energetic Particles.
  • Ch. 14.
  • The Terrestrial Magnetosphere.
  • A.
  • Physical Constants
  • B.
  • Vector and Tensor Identities and Operators
  • C.
  • Some Important Integrals
  • D.
  • Some Useful Special Functions.