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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 4320 - Plasma Engineering

Introduction to plasma physics with primary emphasis on the application of plasmas for controlled thermonuclear fusion. Plasma behavior and confinement concepts are analyzed from both single-particle and conducting-fluid models. The interaction of electromagnetic waves with plasmas, plasma transport, plasma stability, and a review of major fusion-oriented devices are also presented.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECSE 2100.

When Offered: Upon sufficient demand.

Credit Hours: 3

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