Fusion Plasma Physics / Edition 1

Fusion Plasma Physics / Edition 1

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by Weston M. Stacey
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527405860

ISBN-13: 9783527405862

Pub. Date: 12/02/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This state-of-the-art textbook assembles material from various sources in a systematic and concise way for a modern course on the physics of magnetically confined plasmas aimed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students. It both presents the fundamental theories and methodologies of fusion plasma physics and introduces the topics of current research. Each chapter…  See more details below

Overview

This state-of-the-art textbook assembles material from various sources in a systematic and concise way for a modern course on the physics of magnetically confined plasmas aimed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students. It both presents the fundamental theories and methodologies of fusion plasma physics and introduces the topics of current research. Each chapter is rounded off with a set of exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527405862
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/02/2005
Series:
Physics Textbook Series
Pages:
571
Product dimensions:
6.71(w) x 9.43(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

1Basic physics1
2Motion of charged particles21
3Magnetic confinement41
4Kinetic theory65
5Fluid theory85
6Plasma equilibria103
7Waves131
8Instabilities155
9Neoclassical transport205
10Plasma rotation251
11Turbulent transport267
12Heating and current drive285
13Plasma-material interaction315
14Divertors331
15Plasma edge361
16Neutral particle transport413
17Power balance463
18Operational limits479
19Fusion reactors and neutron sources501
App. AFrequently used physical constants521
App. BDimensions and units523
App. CVector calculus527
App. DCurvilinear coordinates529
App. EPlasma formulas537

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