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NE 281

Course Title: 
Fully Ionized Plasmas
Course Units: 
Catalog Description: 
  • Formerly Electrical Engineering 239B.┬áIntroduction to warm and hot magnetized plasmas. Single particle motion in electric and magnetic fields. Collective particle oscillations, waves and instabilities. Magnetohydrodynamic equilibria, stability and transport. Magnetically confined plasmas for controlled fusion. Space plasmas. Offered even-numbered years.
Course Prerequisite: 
  • Consent of instructor
Class/Laboratory Schedule: 
  • Three hours of lecture per week