Fusion Plasma Physics / Edition 1

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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.
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“This revised and enlarged second edition of the popular textbook and reference contains comprehensive treatments of both the established foundations of magnetic fusion plasma physics and of the newly developing areas of active research.” (ETDE Energy Database, 1 November 2012)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527405862
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/2/2005
  • Series: Physics Textbook Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 571
  • Product dimensions: 6.71 (w) x 9.43 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Weston M. Stacey is Callaway Regents’ Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His career spans almost 50 years of research and teaching in nuclear reactor physics, fusion plasma physics and fusion and fission reactor conceptual design. He led the IAEA INTOR Workshop (1979-88) that led to the present ITER project, for which he was awarded the US Department of Energy Distinguished Associate Award and two Department of Energy Certificates of Appreciation. Professor Stacey is a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society and of the American Physical Society. He is the recipient of several prizes, among them the American Nuclear Society Seaborg Medal for Nuclear Research and the Wigner Reactor Physicist Award, and he is the author of eight previous books and numerous research papers.

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Table of Contents

1 Basic physics 1
2 Motion of charged particles 21
3 Magnetic confinement 41
4 Kinetic theory 65
5 Fluid theory 85
6 Plasma equilibria 103
7 Waves 131
8 Instabilities 155
9 Neoclassical transport 205
10 Plasma rotation 251
11 Turbulent transport 267
12 Heating and current drive 285
13 Plasma-material interaction 315
14 Divertors 331
15 Plasma edge 361
16 Neutral particle transport 413
17 Power balance 463
18 Operational limits 479
19 Fusion reactors and neutron sources 501
App. A Frequently used physical constants 521
App. B Dimensions and units 523
App. C Vector calculus 527
App. D Curvilinear coordinates 529
App. E Plasma formulas 537
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