Introduction to Plasmas Spring 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
525
Instructor: 
Carl Sovinec
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: 
TR 9:30-10:45am, 3534 Engineering Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 12:25pm to 2:25pm
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