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Setthivoine You
A A 523
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Fluid Physics

Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Learn about Spheromaks. Introduces the concepts of helicity, relaxation, Taylor states, and driven states. Presents the relationship to magnetic dynamos, magnetic reconnection, confinement and transport in plasma confinement configurations. Expands to generalized helicity concepts and relationship to magnetized plasma flows.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction


Recommended preparation

(recommended) AA405 - Introduction to aerospace plasmas AMATH 401 - Vector Calculus and Complex Variables

Class assignments and grading


Homework and Final Exam

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Setthivoine You
Date: 09/25/2013