# Filamentary ion flow : theory and experiments / Francesco Lattarulo, Vitantonio Amoruso.

##### By: Lattarulo, Francesco.

##### Contributor(s): Amoruso, Vitantonio.

Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : IEEE Press, Wiley, ©2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118820940; 1118820940; 9781118821060; 1118821068; 9781118821183; 1118821181; 1306473209; 9781306473200; 1118168127; 9781118168127.Subject(s): Ion flow dynamics | Electrostatics | Electrostatics -- Technology | Electrostatics | Ion flow dynamics | SCIENCE -- Physics -- Electricity | SCIENCE -- Physics -- Electromagnetism | Electrostatics | Ion flow dynamicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Filamentary ion flow.DDC classification: 537/.2 Online resources: Wiley Online LibraryPrint version record and CIP data provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Filamentary Ion Flow: Theory and Experiments; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Principal Symbols; 1 Fundamentals of Electrical Discharges; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Ionization Processes in Gases; 1.2.1 Ionization by Electron Impact; 1.2.2 Townsend First Ionization Coefficient; 1.2.3 Electron Avalanches; 1.2.4 Photoionization; 1.2.5 Other Ionization Processes; 1.3 Deionization Processes in Gases; 1.3.1 Deionization by Recombination; 1.3.2 Deionization by Attachment; 1.4 Ionization and Attachment Coefficients; 1.5 Electrical Breakdown of Gases.

1.5.1 Breakdown in Steady Uniform Field: Townsend's Breakdown Mechanism1.5.2 Paschen's Law; 1.6 Streamer Mechanism; 1.7 Breakdown in Nonuniform DC Field; 1.8 Other Streamer Criteria; 1.9 Corona Discharge in Air; 1.9.1 DC Corona Modes; 1.9.2 Negative Corona Modes; 1.9.3 Positive Corona Modes; 1.10 AC Corona; 1.11 Kaptzov's Hypothesis; 2 Ion Flow Models. A Review; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Unipolar Space-Charge Flow Problem; 2.2.1 General Formulation; 2.2.2 Iterative Procedure; 2.2.3 The Unipolar Charge-Drift Formula; 2.3 Deutsch's Hypotheses (DH); 2.4 Some Unipolar Ion-Flow Field Problems.

2.4.1 Analytical Methods2.4.2 Numerical Methods; 2.5 Special Models; 2.5.1 Drift of Charged Spherical Clouds; 2.5.2 Graphical Approach; 2.6 More on DH and Concluding Remarks; Appendix 2.A: Warburg's Law (WL); Appendix 2.B: Bipolar Ionized Field; 3 Introductory Survey on Fluid Dynamics; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Continuum Motion of a Fluid; 3.3 Fluid Particle; 3.4 Field Quantities; 3.5 Conservation Laws in Differential Form; 3.5.1 Generalization; 3.5.2 Mass Conservation; 3.5.3 Momentum Conservation; 3.5.4 Total Kinetic Energy Conservation; 3.6 Stokesian and Newtonian Fluids.

3.7 The Navier-Stokes Equation3.8 Deterministic Formulation for et; 3.9 Incompressible (Isochoric) Flow; 3.9.1 Mass Conservation; 3.9.2 Subsonic Flow; 3.9.3 Momentum Conservation; 3.9.4 Total Kinetic Energy Conservation; 3.10 Incompressible and Irrotational Flows; 3.11 Describing the Velocity Field; 3.11.1 Decomposition; 3.11.2 The v-Field of Incompressible and Irrotational Flows; 3.11.3 Some Practical Remarks and Anticipations; 3.12 Variational Interpretation in Short; 3.12.1 Bernoulli's Equation for Incompressible and Irrotational Flows; 3.12.2 Lagrange's Function; Appendix 3.A.

4 Electrohydrodynamics of Unipolar Ion Flows4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Reduced Mass-Charge; 4.3 Unified Governing Laws; 4.3.1 Mass-Charge Conservation Law; 4.3.2 Fluid Reaction to Excitation Electromagnetic Fields; 4.3.3 Invalid Application of Gauss's Law: A Pertaining Example; 4.3.4 Laplacian Field and Boundary Conditions; 4.3.5 Vanishing Body Force of Electrical Nature; 4.3.6 Unified Momentum and Energy Conservation Law; 4.3.7 Mobility in the Context of a Coupled Model; 4.3.8 Some Remarks on the Deutsch Hypothesis (DH); 4.4 Discontinuous Ion-Flow Parameters; 4.4.1 Multichanneled Structure.

Presents all-new laboratory-tested theory for calculating more accurate ionized electric fields to aid in designing high-voltage devices and its components Understanding and accurately calculating corona originated electric fields are important issues for scientists who are involved in electromagnetic and electrostatic studies. High-voltage dc lines and equipment, in particular, can generate ion flows that can give rise to environmental inconveniences. Filamentary Ion Flow: Theory and Experiments provides interdisciplinary theoretical arguments to attain a final.

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