The physics of plasmas /

"Advanced undergraduate and graduate students of physics, applied mathematics, astronomy and engineering will find a clear but rigorous explanation of the fundamental properties of plasmas with minimal mathematical formality. This book will also appeal to research physicists and nuclear and ele...

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Main Author: Boyd, T. J. M.
Other Authors: Sanderson, J. J.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Particle orbit theory
  • Macroscopic equations
  • Ideal magnetohydrodynamics
  • Resistive magnetohydrodynamics
  • Waves in unbounded homogeneous plasmas
  • Collisionless kinetic theory
  • Collisional kinetic theory
  • Plasma radiation
  • Non-linear plasma physics
  • Aspects of inhomogeneous plasmas
  • The classical theory of plasmas.