Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

PHYS 580 901 (CRN: 16309)

INTRODUCTION TO PLASMA PHYSICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO PLASMA PHYSICS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Toffoletto, Frank R.
Meeting: 9:40AM - 11:00AM TR FULLY ONLINE (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 19-AUG-2022 5:55AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Fundamental processes in cosmic and laboratory plasmas. Basic plasma characteristics, charged particle motion, waves in plasmas, magnetohydrodynamics, kinetic theory. Includes a substantial computational project related to plasma physics. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHYS 580 if student has credit for PHYS 480.