PHYS-423 / 6 credits

Teacher: Theiler Christian Gabriel

Language: English


Summary

Following an introduction of the main plasma properties, the fundamental concepts of the fluid and kinetic theory of plasmas are introduced. Applications concerning laboratory, space, and astrophysical plasmas are discussed throughout the course.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

PHYS-324 Classical Electrodynamics, PHYS-325 Plasma Physics I (2020-21, now called Introduction to Plasma Physics)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Manipulate the fundamental elements of the plasma fluid and kinetic theory

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra and exercises in class

Assessment methods

oral exam

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Plasma I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Plasma I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Plasma I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Plasma I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Oral (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Plasma I
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9   CHB331CM1104
9-10   
10-11   CHB331 
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 8h - 10h: Lecture CHB331

Thursday, 10h - 11h: Exercise, TP CHB331

Friday, 8h - 10h: Exercise, TP CM1104