Plasma Magnetohydrodynamics Spring 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
Jan Egedal
Student Type: 
Course Description: 
MHD equations and validity in hot plasmas; magnetic structure and magnetic flux coordinates; equilibrium in various configurations; stability formulation, energy principle, classification of instabilities; ideal and resistive instability in various configurations, evolution of nonlinear tearing modes; force-free equilibria, helicity, MHD dynamo; experimental applications.
NEEP/ECE/Physics 525 & Physics 721 or ECE 740 or consent of instructor
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 11:00am-12:15pm, 2223 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:05am to 12:05pm
Ideal Mhd, 1st edition by Jeffery Freidberg Cambridge Uni. Press 2014, ISBN 0511795041
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