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Physics 525 Fall 2012 Reference Page

Description

Introduction to Plasmas: 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

Lectures

Times:MWF 1:20-2:10pm

Location:1156 Mechanical Engineering

Instructors:Carl Sovinec

Final Exam

Friday, December 21, 2012 5:05pm to 7:05pm

Textbooks & Materials

Introduction To Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 2nd edition by Chen

    Plenum 1984, ISBN 0306413329

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