ENGS 152: Magnetohydrodynamics

Offered

Alternate years: 15W: 2A
Lotko

Textbooks  
Principles of Magnetohydrodynamics: Applications to Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas by Hans Goedbloed and Stefan Poedts, Cambridge University Press, 2004. Paperback ISBN: 9780521626071. Amazon: $91.45

Prerequisites

PHYS 68 or equivalent, or permission of the instructor

Identical to PHYS 115

The fluid description of plasmas and electrically conducting fluids including magnetohydrodynamics and two-fluid fluid theory, with applications to laboratory and space plasmas, including magnetostatics, stationary flows, waves, instabilities, and shocks.