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Cornell University    
  Jan 23, 2018
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEP 7810 - [Advanced Plasma Physics I: Cosmic Plasma Physics]

Not offered every year. 3 credits.


Uses Cosmic Plasma Physics by Somov and covers the following topics:  charged particles and EM fields, statistical description of plasma, distribution functions and the Vaslov equation, propagation of particles, motion of particles in given fields, wave particle interactions, Coulomb collisions, hydrodynamic description of plasmas, magnetohydrodynamic description of plasmas, and cosmic plasma flows.

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