Introduction to Plasmas Fall 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
525
Instructor: 
William Hitchon
Level: 
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: 
MWF 9:55-10:45am, 1164 Mechanical Engineering Building
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Friday, December 15, 2017 10:05am to 12:05pm
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