Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion / Edition 1

Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion / Edition 1

by Kenro Miyamoto
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540242171

ISBN-13: 9783540242178

Pub. Date: 07/21/2005

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The primary objectives of this book are, firstly, to present the essential theoretical background needed to understand recent fusion research and, secondly, to describe the current status of fusion research for graduate students and senior undergraduates. It will also serve as a useful reference for scientists and engineers working in the related fields.  See more details below

Overview

The primary objectives of this book are, firstly, to present the essential theoretical background needed to understand recent fusion research and, secondly, to describe the current status of fusion research for graduate students and senior undergraduates. It will also serve as a useful reference for scientists and engineers working in the related fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540242178
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
07/21/2005
Series:
Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, #38
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

1Nature of plasma3
2Plasma characteristics13
3Magnetic configuration and particle orbit31
4Velocity space distribution function and Boltzmann's equation47
5Plasma as MHD fluid51
6Equilibrium61
7Plasma transport75
8Magnetohydrodynamic instabilities91
9Resistive instabilities137
10Plasma as medium of waves147
11Landau damping and cyclotron damping167
12Hot plasma177
13Instabilities driven by energetic particles215
14Computer simulation239
15Development of fusion research259
16Tokamaks269
17RFP stellarator319
18Inertial confinement337

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