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dc.contributor.author Molvig, Kim en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002 en_US
dc.date.issued 2002-12
dc.identifier 22.611J-Fall2002
dc.identifier local: 22.611J
dc.identifier local: 6.651J
dc.identifier local: 8.613J
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-7d26d91fa70bf6187bc56106729b4dd9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/41941
dc.description.abstract Introduces plasma phenomena relevant to energy generation by controlled thermonuclear fusion and to astrophysics. Basic plasma properties and collective behavior. Coulomb collisions and transport processes. Motion of charged particles in magnetic fields; plasma confinement schemes. MHD models; simple equilibrium and stability analysis. Two-fluid hydrodynamic plasma models; wave propagation in a magnetic field. Introduces kinetic theory; Vlasov plasma model; electron plasma waves and Landau damping; ion-acoustic waves; streaming instabilities. A subject description tailored to fit the background and interests of the attending students distributed shortly before and at the beginning of the subject. en_US
dc.language en-US en_US
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dc.subject plasma phenomena en_US
dc.subject energy generation en_US
dc.subject thermonuclear fusion en_US
dc.subject astrophysics en_US
dc.subject Coulomb collisions en_US
dc.subject transport processes en_US
dc.subject plasma confinement schemes, en_US
dc.subject MHD models en_US
dc.subject kinetic theory en_US
dc.subject Vlasov plasma model en_US
dc.subject electron plasma waves en_US
dc.subject Landau damping en_US
dc.subject ion-acoustic waves en_US
dc.subject streaming instabilities en_US
dc.subject 22.611J en_US
dc.subject 6.651J en_US
dc.subject 8.613J en_US
dc.subject 22.611 en_US
dc.subject 6.651 en_US
dc.subject 8.613 en_US
dc.title 22.611J / 6.651J / 8.613J Introduction To Plasma Physics I, Fall 2002 en_US
dc.title.alternative Introduction To Plasma Physics I en_US


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