Physics 527 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Plasma Confinement and Heating
Course Number: 
527
Semester:
Spring
Year:
2014
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Course Description: 
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.
Prerequisites: 
NEEP/Phys/ECE 525 or equivalent
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 9:30-10:45am, 2120 Chamberlin Hall
Instructor: 
Cary Forest
Ellen Zweibel
Final Exam Place Time: 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:05pm to 7:05pm
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