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Fusion Plasma Physics (Physics Textbook) by Weston M. Stacey

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Published by Wiley-VCH .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plasma physics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Thermodynamics,
  • Nuclear fusion,
  • Plasma (Ionized gases),
  • Problems, exercises, etc

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages571
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9052947M
ISBN 103527405860
ISBN 109783527405862

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The well-established topics of fusion plasma physics -- basic plasma phenomena, Coulomb scattering, drifts of charged particles in magnetic and electric fields, plasma confinement by magnetic fields, kinetic and fluid collective plasma theories, plasma equilibria and flux surface geometry, plasma waves and instabilities, classical and.   1. "Physics of Fully Ionized Gases" by Lyman J Spitzer. Dr. Spitzer was a Professor a Princeton in the 's. He basically took the ideal gas laws and extended them to charged particles - forming the basics of "single particle" behavior in magnet.   Nuclear fusion has the potential to become the most important energy source of the new century. But still many problems, as e.g. the confinement of the plasma, are not yet solved. Thus they are subject to intense research which drives a rapid evolvement of this field of nuclear physics, and generates the need for an up-to-date textbook for /5. Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion Research covers the theoretical and experimental aspects of plasma physics and nuclear fusion. The book starts by providing an overview and survey of plasma physics; the theory of the electrodynamics of deformable media and .

Nuclear fusion has the potential to become the most important energy source of the new century. But still many problems, as e.g. the confinement of the plasma, are not yet solved. Thus they are subject to intense research which drives a rapid evolvement of this field of nuclear physics, and generates the need for an up-to-date textbook for. The third edition of this classic text presents a complete introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion, written by one of the pioneering scientists in this expanding field. It offers both a simple and intuitive discussion of the basic concepts of the subject matter and an insight into the challenging problems of current research.   The well-established topics of fusion plasma physics -- basic plasma phenomena, Coulomb scattering, drifts of charged particles in magnetic and electric fields, plasma confinement by magnetic fields, kinetic and fluid collective plasma theories, plasma equilibria and flux surface geometry, plasma waves and instabilities, classical and Pages: Get this from a library! Fusion plasma physics. [Weston M Stacey] -- "This state-of-the-art textbook assembles material from various sources in a systematic and concise way for a modern course on the physics of magnetically confined plasmas aimed at graduate and.

The interest in nuclear fusion is rising, and references in nuclear fusion and plasma physics are critically needed. This book is a very comprehensive introduction to fusion plasma physics and covers not only the basic theory and historical applications, but also topics relevant to controlled fusion, a potential exploiting future energy : Anya Bartelmann. This book describes the ideal magnetohydrodynamic theory for magnetically confined fusion plasmas. Advanced topics are presented in attempting to fill the gap between the up-to-date research developments and plasma physics textbooks. Fusion Plasma Physics: Edition 2 - Ebook written by Weston M. Stacey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fusion Plasma Physics: Edition /5(1).   It covers energy issues such as the production of fusion power, power balance, the design of a simple fusion reactor and the basic plasma physics issues faced by the developers of fusion power. This book is suitable for graduate students and researchers working in .