1st Edition

The Framework Of Plasma Physics





ISBN 9780813342139
Published January 23, 2004 by CRC Press
343 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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