PHYS 987 (01) - Magnetospheres


Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 56191
Introduces plasma of physics of the interaction of solar and stellar winds with planets having internal magnetic fields, most predominately, the Earth. Both MHD and kinetic descriptions of internal and boundary processes of magnetospheres as well as treatment of the interaction with collisional ionospheres. Flow of mass, momentum, and energy, through such systems. Prereq: PHYS 951; PHYS 952;/or permission. (Also offered as EOS 987.) (Normally offered every other year.)
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Equivalent(s): EOS 987
Instructors: Lynn Kistler

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am DEM 238