Fusion: An Introduction to the Physics and Technology of Magnetic Confinement Fusion / Edition 2

Fusion: An Introduction to the Physics and Technology of Magnetic Confinement Fusion / Edition 2

by Weston M. Stacey
     
 

This second edition of a popular textbook is thoroughly revised with around 25% new and updated content.
It provides an introduction to both plasma physics and fusion technology at a level that can be understood by advanced undergraduates and graduate students in the physical sciences and related engineering disciplines.
As such, the contents cover various

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Overview

This second edition of a popular textbook is thoroughly revised with around 25% new and updated content.
It provides an introduction to both plasma physics and fusion technology at a level that can be understood by advanced undergraduates and graduate students in the physical sciences and related engineering disciplines.
As such, the contents cover various plasma confinement concepts, the support technologies needed to confine the plasma, and the designs of ITER as well as future fusion reactors.
With end of chapter problems for use in courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527409679
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/12/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Basic Properties
3. Equilibrium and Transport
4. Confinement
5. Plasma Heating and Current Drive
6. Plasma-Wall Interaction
7. Magnetics
8. Transient Electromagnetics
9. Interaction of Radiation with Matter
10. Primary Energy Conversion and Tritium Breeding Blanket
11. Tritium and Vacuum
12. Fusion Reactors
Appendices
A. Physical Constants
B. Conversion Factors

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