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Introduction to Plasmas

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Typically OfferedFall; Spring
StudentsUndergraduate, advanced
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree

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: (E C E 320 or PHYSICS 322), graduate/professional standing, or member of Engineering Guest Students


001Chris HegnaTR 01:00 pm - 02:15 pm2540 Engr Hall