PHYS 712 (01) - Space Plasma Physics

Space Plasma Physics

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 55128
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.)
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Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 408 or PHYS 408S or PHYS 408H) and PHYS 508 and PHYS 616
Equivalent(s): EOS 712
Cross listed with : PHYS 812.01
Instructors: James Clemmons

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm DEM 240
Final Exam 5/10/2024 5/10/2024 F 10:30am - 12:30pm DEM 240