Introduction to Plasma Physics
by I. H. Hutchinson
Publisher: MIT 2001
Number of pages: 285
The course is intended only as a first plasma physics course, but includes the critical concepts needed for a foundation for further study. A solid undergraduate background in classical physics, electromagnetic theory including Maxwell's equations, and mathematical familiarity with partial differential equations and complex analysis are prerequisites.
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