PHYS 118 Computational Plasma Dynamics
Theory and computational techniques used in contemporary plasma physics, especially nonlinear plasma dynamics, including fluid, particle and hybrid simulation approaches, also linear dispersion codes and data analysis. This is a "hands-on" numerical course; students will run plasma simulation codes and do a significant amount of new programming (using Matlab).
Cross Listed Courses
PHYS 068 or equivalent with ENGS 091 or equivalent recommended, or permission of the instructor.
Offered17W: Arrange Offered in alternate years