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9) into: Φ1 − Φ2 = dt S1 rot(v × B) · dS out + dt C1 B(M ) · (dl × v(M )). 10) The surface integral can be transformed by Stokes theorem. 10) is opposite to the sense with respect to which the ﬂux Φ1 is deﬁned, so that: Φ1 − Φ2 = −dt C1 (v(M ) × B(M )) · dl + dt C1 B(M ) · (dl × v(M )). 11) is zero, which establishes the theorem. The second theorem establishes the permanence of magnetic connection under perfect MHD motions. Consider two ﬂuid elements which, at time t1 , are at points P1 and Q1 , separated by an inﬁnitesimal distance on a common ﬁeld line.
3 Kink instability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Stability of the inviscid hydrodynamical Couette ﬂow . . . . 2 Magnetorotational instability . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Asymptotic transﬁeld equation . . . . . . . 3 Electric circuit in the asymptotic domain . . . . 4 Construction of explicit asymptotic solutions . . . . . . . . . . . ACCRETION AND EJECTION-RELATED MHD J. Heyvaerts Abstract This lecture is an introduction to MHD. Relevant equations, both in the classical and special-relativistic regimes are derived.
Let f vol be the total volume force density. The fundamental law of mechanics applied to an inﬁnitesimal ﬂuid element reduces to the equation of motion of hydrodynamics: ρ (∂v/∂t + (v · ∇)v) = −∇P + div σ + f vol . 4): ∂(ρv)/∂t + div(ρvv + P δ − σ) = f vol . 10) The ab component of the tensor vv is v a vb . 10) is the equation of conservation for matter momentum. However, matter interacts with other entities, such as the electromagnetic ﬁeld, exchanging momentum with them. These exchanges of momentum between the matter and the electro magnetic ﬁeld are represented by the electromagnetic volume force f em = ρe E + j × B.