By Claudio Chiuderi,Marco Velli
This e-book is an advent to modern plasma physics that discusses the main appropriate contemporary advances within the box and covers a cautious number of functions to varied branches of astrophysics and house technological know-how. the aim of the e-book is to permit the coed to grasp the elemental suggestions of plasma physics and to convey her or him brand new in a couple of correct parts of present examine. themes coated comprise orbit thought, kinetic idea, fluid versions, magnetohydrodynamics, MHD turbulence, instabilities, discontinuities, and magnetic reconnection. a few past wisdom of classical physics is needed, particularly fluid mechanics, statistical physics, and electrodynamics. The mathematical advancements are self-contained and explicitly specific within the textual content. a few routines are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy, including feedback and solutions.
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