Plasma Confinement and Heating
Principles of magnetic confinement and heating of plasmas for controlled thermonuclear fusion: magnetic field structures, single particle orbits, equilibrium, stability, collisions, transport, heating, modeling and diagnostics. Discussion of current leading confinement concepts: tokamaks, tandem mirrors, stellarators, reversed field pinches, etc.
NEEP/Phys/ECE 525 or equivalent
Lecture Place and Time:
TR 9:30-10:45am, 2120 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Place Time:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:05pm to 7:05pm