## Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This text focuses on mathematical and numerical techniques for the simulation of magnetohydrodynamic phenomena, with an emphasis on the magnetohydrodynamics of liquid metals, on two-fluid flows, and ... More

## Hamilton’s Principle

*Oliver Johns*

### in Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567264
- eISBN:
- 9780191717987
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567264.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The general calculus of variations discussed in the previous chapter may be used to derive variational principles in mechanics. Two different, but closely related, variational principles are ... More

## NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TWO-FLUID PROBLEMS

*Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau, Claude Le Bris, and Tony Lelièvre*

### in Mathematical Methods for the Magnetohydrodynamics of Liquid Metals

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198566656
- eISBN:
- 9780191718014
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566656.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter deals with the discretization issues raised by multifluid magnetohydrodynamics problems. The additional difficulty compared to those in Chapter 3, is the presence of one (or many) free ... More

## ADVECTION AND ADVECTION DIFFUSION

*George Em Karniadakis and Spencer J. Sherwin*

### in Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528692
- eISBN:
- 9780191713491
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.003.0006
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter focuses on the scalar advection equation and develops a Galerkin discretization using the techniques described in Chapter 4. It includes an extended presentation of the discontinuous ... More

## Extremum principles

*Mauro Fabrizio and Morro Angelo*

### in Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527008
- eISBN:
- 9780191713316
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter shows various ways in which variational formulations can be established. Particular attention is given to the inverse problem, namely, to the determination of a variational formulation, ... More

## Lagrangian Mechanics with Time as a Coordinate

*Oliver Johns*

### in Analytical Mechanics for Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198567264
- eISBN:
- 9780191717987
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567264.003.0011
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

In traditional analytical mechanics, it is assumed that the system traces out a path (one-dimensional curved line) in a D dimensional configuration space that is defined by writing each of the ... More

## The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

*Anthony Duncan*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book attempts to provide an introduction to quantum field theory emphasizing conceptual issues frequently neglected in more ‘utilitarian’ treatments of the subject. The book is divided into four ... More

## Advanced Mechanics: From Euler's Determinism to Arnold's Chaos

*S. G. Rajeev*

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199670857
- eISBN:
- 9780191775154
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670857.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book begins with the ancient parts of classical mechanics: the variational principle, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, and Poisson brackets. The simple pendulum provides a glimpse of the ... More

## Introduction to beam physics

*J. B. Rosenzweig*

### in Fundamentals of Beam Physics

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198525547
- eISBN:
- 9780191711725
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525547.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter begins by introducing particle accelerators in their scientific and historical context. It reviews methods in Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics as well as special relativity in a ... More

## Fluid Mechanics and the SPH Method: Theory and Applications

*Damien Violeau*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199655526
- eISBN:
- 9780191741227
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655526.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book aims at presenting the SPH method for fluid modelling from a theoretical and applied viewpoint. It comprises two parts that refer to each other. The first, dealing with the fundamentals of ... More