Introduction to Plasma Physics

Written By Francis F. Chen
Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Publsiher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
  • ISBN : 1475704593
  • Pages : 330 pages
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Download or read book entitled Introduction to Plasma Physics by author: Francis F. Chen which was release on 06 December 2012 and published by Springer Science & Business Media with total page 330 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book grew out of lecture notes for an undergraduate course in plasma physics that has been offered for a number of years at UCLA. With the current increase in interest in controlled fusion and the wide spread use of plasma physics in space research and relativistic as trophysics, it makes sense for the study of plasmas to become a part of an undergraduate student's basic experience, along with subjects like thermodynamics or quantum mechanics. Although the primary purpose of this book was to fulfill a need for a text that seniors or juniors can really understand, I hope it can also serve as a painless way for scientists in other fields-solid state or laser physics, for instance to become acquainted with plasmas. Two guiding principles were followed: Do not leave algebraic steps as an exercise for the reader, and do not let the algebra obscure the physics. The extent to which these opposing aims could be met is largely due to the treatment of a plasma as two interpenetrating fluids. The two-fluid picture is both easier to understand and more accurate than the single-fluid approach, at least for low-density plasma phe nomena.

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : Francis F. Chen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : This book grew out of lecture notes for an undergraduate course in plasma physics that has been offered for a number of years at UCLA. With the current increase in interest in controlled fusion and the wide spread use of plasma physics in space research and relativistic as trophysics, it ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : R. J. Goldston,Paul Harding Rutherford
  • Publisher : Inst of Physics Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 491
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Designed as a textbook for both graduate and advanced undergraduate students, Introduction to Plasma Physics is organized into six Units which lead the reader comprehensively through the fundamentals of modern plasma physics. Units on single-particle motion, plasmas as fluids and collisional processes in plasmas lay the groundwork for the understanding ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
  • Author : Francis Chen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-17
  • Total pages : 490
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : This complete introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion by one of the pioneering scientists in this expanding field offers both a simple and intuitive discussion of the basic concepts of this subject and an insight into the challenging problems of current research. In a wholly lucid manner the work ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : D. A. Gurnett,A. Bhattacharjee
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-06
  • Total pages : 452
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Advanced undergraduate/beginning graduate text on space and laboratory plasma physics....

Plasma Physics

Plasma Physics
  • Author : Richard Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Encompasses the Lectured Works of a Renowned Expert in the Field Plasma Physics: An Introduction is based on a series of university course lectures by a leading name in the field, and thoroughly covers the physics of the fourth state of matter. This book looks at non-relativistic, fully ionized, nondegenerate, ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : Donald A. Gurnett,Amitava Bhattacharjee
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-20
  • Total pages : 521
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Introducing the principles and applications of plasma physics, this new edition is ideal as an advanced undergraduate or graduate-level text....

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
  • Author : Francis F. Chen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Total pages : 421
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : TO THE SECOND EDITION In the nine years since this book was first written, rapid progress has been made scientifically in nuclear fusion, space physics, and nonlinear plasma theory. At the same time, the energy shortage on the one hand and the exploration of Jupiter and Saturn on the other ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : R. J. Goldston
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-28
  • Total pages : 491
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Introduction to Plasma Physics is the standard text for an introductory lecture course on plasma physics. The text's six sections lead readers systematically and comprehensively through the fundamentals of modern plasma physics. Sections on single-particle motion, plasmas as fluids, and collisional processes in plasmas lay the groundwork for a thorough ...

Plasma Physics

Plasma Physics
  • Author : Alexander Piel
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-11-14
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : This book is an outgrowth of courses in plasma physics which I have taught at Kiel University for many years. During this time I have tried to convince my students that plasmas as different as gas dicharges, fusion plasmas and space plasmas can be described in a uni ed way ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : Martin A. Uman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1964
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Read online Introduction to Plasma Physics written by Martin A. Uman, published by which was released on 1964. Download full Introduction to Plasma Physics Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Introduction to Plasma Dynamics

Introduction to Plasma Dynamics
  • Author : A. I. Morozov
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 840
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : As the twenty-first century progresses, plasma technology will play an increasing role in our lives, providing new sources of energy, ion–plasma processing of materials, wave electromagnetic radiation sources, space plasma thrusters, and more. Studies of the plasma state of matter not only accelerate technological developments but also improve the ...

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Introduction to Plasma Physics
  • Author : Boris Mikhaĭlovich Smirnov
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Total pages : 174
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Summary : Read online Introduction to Plasma Physics written by Boris Mikhaĭlovich Smirnov, published by which was released on 1977. Download full Introduction to Plasma Physics Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Plasma Physics

Plasma Physics
  • Author : Peter Andrew Sturrock
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-06-02
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Plasma Physics is an authoritative and wide-ranging pedagogic study of the "fourth" state of matter. The constituents of the plasma state are influenced by electric and magnetic fields, and in turn also produce electric and magnetic fields. This fact leads to a rich array of properties of plasma described in ...

An Introduction to Plasma Astrophysics and Magnetohydrodynamics

An Introduction to Plasma Astrophysics and Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Author : M. Goossens
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Most of the visible matter in the universe exists in the plasma state. Plasmas are of major importance for space physics, solar physics, and astrophysics. On Earth they are essential for magnetic controlled thermonuclear fusion. This textbook collects lecture notes from a one-semester course taught at the K.U. Leuven ...

Introduction to Plasma Theory

Introduction to Plasma Theory
  • Author : Dwight R. Nicholson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 1475704593
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Summary : Provides a complete introduction to plasma physics as taught in a 1-year graduate course. Covers all important topics of plasma theory, omitting no mathematical steps in derivations. Covers solitons, parametric instabilities, weak turbulence theory, and more. Includes exercises and problems which apply theories to practical examples. 4 of the 10 chapters do ...