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Homework Help: Plasma MHD

  1. Jan 12, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Two of the MHD equations can be written as

    [tex]\vec{E} + \vec{v} \times \vec{B} = \eta \vec{J}[/tex]

    [tex]\vec{\nabla} \times \vec{B} = \mu_0 \vec{J}[/tex]

    where [itex]\eta[/tex] is the resistivity of the plasma.

    Derive an expression for the magnetic field at a very high resistivity and describe the corresponding consequences for the behaviour of the magnetic field lines.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I need a starter. I have no clue.. Use the maxwell equations?
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