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Plasma Confinement and Heating

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Typically OfferedSpring
StudentsUndergraduate, advanced
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree

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: N E/PHYSICS/E C E 525, graduate/professional standing, or member of Engineering Guest Students


001David AndersonTR 09:30 am - 10:45 am3418 Engr Hall