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Physics 726 Fall 2021 Reference Page

Plasma Magnetohydrodynamics

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Level
StudentsGraduate, basic
Credits3.00
Breadth
L&S CreditDoes not count for L&S degree
Counts in 50% grad coursework
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. Enroll Info: Basic knowledge of plasmas [such as N E/E C E/PHYSICS 525] and advanced electromagnetics [such as PHYSICS 721 or E C E 740] strongly encouraged.
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Graduate/professional standing
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001Chris HegnaTR 11:00 am - 12:15 pm2108 Chamberlin