Geophysical And Astrophysical Convection

Geophysical And Astrophysical Convection

by Peter A Fox, Fox A. Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 9056992589

ISBN-13: 9789056992583

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Geophysical and Astrophysical Convection collects important papers from an international group of the world's foremost researchers in geophysical and astrophysical convection to present a concise overview of recent thinking in the field. Topics include: Atmospheric convection, solar and stellar convection, unsteady non-penetrative thermal convection,

Overview

Geophysical and Astrophysical Convection collects important papers from an international group of the world's foremost researchers in geophysical and astrophysical convection to present a concise overview of recent thinking in the field. Topics include: Atmospheric convection, solar and stellar convection, unsteady non-penetrative thermal convection, astrophysical convection and dynamos, dynamics of cumulus entertainment, turbulent convection: helical buoyant convection, transport phenomena, potential vorticity, rotating convective turbulence, and the modeling and simulation various types of convection and turbulence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789056992583
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Series:
Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Atmospheric Convection with Analogies in Astrophysics and the Laboratory
Solar and Stellar Convection: A Perspective for Geophysical Fluid Dynamicists
Unsteady Non-Penetrative Thermal Convection from Non-Uniform Surfaces
Astrophysical Convection and Dynamos
Dynamics of Cumulus Entertainment
The 2/7 Law in Turbulent Thermal Convection
Organization of Atmospheric Convection Over Tropical Oceans
Images of Hard Turbulence
Convection in Cloud-Topped Atmospheric Boundary Layers
Solar Granulation: A Surface Phenomenon
Turbulent Convection: What Has Rotation Taught Us?
Helical Buoyant Convection
Modeling Mantle Convection
Turbulent Transport in Rotating Compressible Convection
Potential Vorticity, Resonance and Dissipation in Rotating Convective Turbulence
Numerical Simulations of Convection in Protosellar Accretion Disks
A New Model for Turbulence: Convection, Rotation and 2D
Transport Using Transilient Matrices

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