Envelope expansion with core collapse - III. Similarity isothermal shocks in a magnetofluid

  title={Envelope expansion with core collapse - III. Similarity isothermal shocks in a magnetofluid},
  author={Cong Yu and Yu-qing Lou and Fuyan Bian and Yan Wu},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • Cong Yu, Y. Lou, Yan Wu
  • Published 12 April 2006
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We explore magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) solutions for envelope expansions with core collapse (EECC) with isothermal MHD shocks in a quasi-spherical symmetry, and outline potential astrophysical applications of such magnetized shock flows. By including a random magnetic field in a gas medium, we further extend the recent isothermal shock results of Bian & Lou who have unified earlier similarity isothermal shock solutions of Tsai & Hsu, of Shu et al. and of Shen & Lou in a more general framework… 

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