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E C E 726: Plasma Magnetohydrodynamics

  • Catalog Description:
    MHD equations and validity in hot plasmas; magnetic structure and magnetic flux coordinates; equilibrium in various configurations; stability formulation, energy principle, classification of instabilities; ideal and resistive instability in various configurations, evolution of nonlinear tearing modes; force-free equilibria, helicity, MHD dynamo; experimental applications.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: NEEP/ECE/Physics 525 & Physics 721 or ECE 740 or cons inst
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