By Claudio Chiuderi,Marco Velli
This ebook is an creation to modern plasma physics that discusses the main correct contemporary advances within the box and covers a cautious collection of functions to numerous branches of astrophysics and area technological know-how. the aim of the ebook is to permit the scholar to grasp the elemental recommendations of plasma physics and to deliver her or him modern in a couple of suitable parts of present learn. themes coated contain orbit thought, kinetic idea, fluid versions, magnetohydrodynamics, MHD turbulence, instabilities, discontinuities, and magnetic reconnection. a few previous wisdom of classical physics is needed, particularly fluid mechanics, statistical physics, and electrodynamics. The mathematical advancements are self-contained and explicitly exact within the textual content. a couple of workouts are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy, including feedback and solutions.
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