Plasma Confinement and Heating Spring 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
527
Instructor: 
Cary Forest
Level: 
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, 2104 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 2:45pm to 4:45pm
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