Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics

Written By Thomas M. York
Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 August 2015
  • ISBN : 0128018003
  • Pages : 362 pages
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Download or read book entitled Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics by author: Thomas M. York which was release on 04 August 2015 and published by Academic Press with total page 362 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics provides an accessible introduction to the understanding of high temperature, ionized gases necessary to conduct research and develop applications related to plasmas. While standard presentations of introductory material emphasize physics and the theoretical basis of the topics, this text acquaints the reader with the context of the basic information and presents the fundamental knowledge required for advanced work or study. The book relates theory to relevant devices and mechanisms, presenting a clear outline of analysis and mathematical detail; it highlights the significance of the concepts with reviews of recent applications and trends in plasma engineering, including topics of plasma formation and magnetic fusion, plasma thrusters and space propulsion. Presents the essential principles of plasma dynamics needed for effective research and development work in plasma applications Emphasizes physical understanding and supporting theoretical foundation with reference to their utilization in devices, mechanisms and phenomena Covers a range of applications, including energy conversion, space propulsion, magnetic fusion, and space physics.

Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics

Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics
  • Author : Thomas M. York,Haibin Tang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Total pages : 362
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Introduction to Plasmas and Plasma Dynamics provides an accessible introduction to the understanding of high temperature, ionized gases necessary to conduct research and develop applications related to plasmas. While standard presentations of introductory material emphasize physics and the theoretical basis of the topics, this text acquaints the reader with the ...

Introduction to Plasma Dynamics

Introduction to Plasma Dynamics
  • Author : A. I. Morozov
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 840
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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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 ...

Plasma Dynamics

Plasma Dynamics
  • Author : R. O. Dendy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Plasma is the physical state in which most of the visible matter in the universe is found. The properties of plasma are so distinctive that it is often referred to as the fourth state of matter.; This book explains the fundamental concepts of plasma physics and provides an introduction to ...

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 : 0128018003
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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 ...

Plasma Physics

Plasma Physics
  • Author : Richard Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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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, ...

The Physics of Fluids and Plasmas

The Physics of Fluids and Plasmas
  • Author : Arnab Rai Choudhuri,Professor of Physics Arnab Rai Choudhuri
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-11-26
  • Total pages : 427
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : A good working knowledge of fluid mechanics and plasma physics is essential for the modern astrophysicist. This graduate textbook provides a clear, pedagogical introduction to these core subjects. Assuming an undergraduate background in physics, this book develops fluid mechanics and plasma physics from first principles. This book is unique because ...

Plasma Physics An Introductory Course

Plasma Physics  An Introductory Course
  • Author : R. O. Dendy
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-02-24
  • Total pages : 513
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : A wide-ranging introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of plasmas and their applications....

Introduction to Complex Plasmas

Introduction to Complex Plasmas
  • Author : Michael Bonitz,Norman Horing,Patrick Ludwig
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-07-29
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Complex plasmas differ from traditional plasmas in many ways: these are low-temperature high pressure systems containing nanometer to micrometer size particles which may be highly charged and strongly interacting. The particles may be chemically reacting or be in contact with solid surfaces, and the electrons may show quantum behaviour. These ...

Waves and Oscillations in Plasmas

Waves and Oscillations in Plasmas
  • Author : Hans L. Pécseli
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Total pages : 575
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine The result of more than 15 years of lectures in plasma sciences presented at universities in Denmark, Norway, and the United States, Waves and Oscillations in Plasmas addresses central issues in modern plasma sciences. The book covers fluid models as well ...

The Physics of Plasmas

The Physics of Plasmas
  • Author : T. J. Boyd,T. J. M. Boyd,J. J. Sanderson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-23
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : A comprehensive introductory graduate textbook illustrating specialised topics in current physics....

Physics and Applications of Complex Plasmas

Physics and Applications of Complex Plasmas
  • Author : Sergey V. Vladimirov,Kostya Ostrikov,Alex A. Samarian
  • Publisher : Imperial College Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 439
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : At the frontiers of physics and chemistry lies the new and rapidly emerging area of complex plasma systems. The study of complex plasma systems that contain colloid nano/microscopic particles is now actively pursued in a diverse range of scientific fields OCo from plasma and gas discharge physics, to astrophysics, ...

Introduction to Space Physics

Introduction to Space Physics
  • Author : Margaret G. Kivelson,Margaret Galland Kivelson,Christopher T. Russell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-04-28
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : This text provides a comprehensive introduction to space physics....

Microscopic Dynamics of Plasmas and Chaos

Microscopic Dynamics of Plasmas and Chaos
  • Author : Y Elskens
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Microscopic Dynamics of Plasmas and Chaos discusses the resonant wave-particle interaction in plasmas, provides the tools for chaotic Hamiltonian dynamics, and describes a turbulent macroscopic system through the chaotic classical mechanics of the corresponding N-body problem. The book begins with the fundamentals of N-body dynamics, followed by a...

An Introduction to the Atomic and Radiation Physics of Plasmas

An Introduction to the Atomic and Radiation Physics of Plasmas
  • Author : G. J. Tallents
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : Plasmas comprise more than 99% of the observable universe. They are important in many technologies and are key potential sources for fusion power. Atomic and radiation physics is critical for the diagnosis, observation and simulation of astrophysical and laboratory plasmas, and plasma physicists working in a range of areas from astrophysics, ...

Kinetic Theory of Plasma Waves

Kinetic Theory of Plasma Waves
  • Author : Marco Brambilla
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 644
  • ISBN : 0128018003
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Summary : The book deals with the propagation and absorption of high frequency waves in plasmas (hot fully ionized gases), a subject on which work is very active in controlled fusion research (the quest for energy from nuclear reactions similar to those going on within the sun) and in astrophysics. The subject ...