PHYS 712 (01) - Space Plasma Physics

Space Plasma Physics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 56621
Introduces space plasma physics, including solar physics, heliospheric physics, magnetospheric physics, and ionospheric physics. An overview of the basic phenomena and processes (e.g., particle acceleration and transport, shock formation, magnetic structures and reconnection, wave propagation, wave-particle interactions, instabilities), theoretical techniques (e.g., single-particle orbits, kinetic and fluid descriptions), and experimental techniques. (Alternate years only.). Prereq: PHYS 408, PHYS 508, PHYS 616.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): EOS 712
Instructors: James Clemmons

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm DEM 240