Solve problems involving single particle motion, fluid motion, plasma waves, transport in plasmas, plasma instabilities and nonlinear plasma physics.
Work on laboratory research projects.
Understand a significant fraction of material prsented at the weekly plasma seminar.
Take more advanced plasma courses.
Assess career opportunities in plasma-related areas.
Introduction to Plasmas
E C E 525
( 3 Credits )
Basic description of plasmas: collective phenomena and sheaths, collisional processes, single particle motions, fluid models, equilibria, waves, electromagnetic properties, instabilities, and introduction to kinetic theory and nonlinear processes. Examples from fusion, astrophysical and materials processing processing plasmas.
One crse in electromagnetic fields beyond elem physics
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR College: College of Engineering