PHYS 954 (01) - Heliospheric Physics

Heliospheric Physics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56623
The solar wind and its effects on cosmic rays. The basic equations of the solar wind: mass, momentum, angular momentum, and energy balance. Transport processes. Waves, shocks, and instabilities in the solar wind. The basic equations of energetic particle transport. Solar modulation of solar and galactic cosmic rays. Interaction of energetic particles with shock waves. Salient data are reviewed. (Normally offered every other year.) Also offered as EOS 954.
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Equivalent(s): EOS 954
Instructors: Cliff Lopate

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 10:10am - 11:30am DEM 238