1st Edition

The Framework Of Plasma Physics

    344 Pages
    by CRC Press

    343 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This book provides an excellent introduction to the fundamental physics of plasmas, which comprise most of the matter in the universe. It is based on lectures that were used for an introductory plasma course at the graduate level.

    Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- The Nature of Plasma -- Charged Particle Motion -- Fluid Description of a Plasma -- Waves in a Cold Plasma -- MHD and the Drift Model -- Vlasov Description of a Plasma -- Binary Collisions -- Collisional Transport -- Turbulent Transport -- Description of a Relativistic Plasma -- Derivation of Balescu-Lenard operator


    Hazeltine, Richard D. | Waelbroeck, Francois L.