Physics 525 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Introduction to Plasmas
Course Number: 
525
Semester:
Spring
Year:
2014
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Course Description: 
Basic description of plasmas: collective phenomena and sheaths, collisional processes, single particle motions, fluid models, equilibria, waves, electromagnetic properties, instabilities, and introduction to kinetic theory and nonlinear processes. Examples from fusion, astrophysical and materials processing processing plasmas.
Prerequisites: 
One course in electromagnetic fields beyond elementary physics
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 11:00am-12:15pm, 235 Materials Science And Engineering Building
Instructor: 
Carl Sovinec
Final Exam Place Time: 
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:25pm to 2:25pm
Textbooks:
Introduction To Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 2nd edition by Chen, Francis F. Plenum Press 1984, ISBN 0306413329
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