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Computer modelling in plasma physics I - NEVF156
Title in English: Počítačové modelování ve fyzice plazmatu I
Guaranteed by: Department of Surface and Plasma Science (32-KFPP)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2015 to 2018
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Věra Hrachová, CSc.
prof. RNDr. Rudolf Hrach, DrSc.
Annotation -
Last update: T_KEVF (28.04.2015)
Basics of computational physics. Introduction to plasma physics. Theoretical description of plasma.
Literature -
Last update: T_KEVF (28.04.2015)

Galeev A. A., Sudan R. N.: Basic Plasma Physics, North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam 1983.

Birdsall L. K., Langdon A. B.: Plasma Physics via Computer Simulation, A. Hilger, Bristol 1991.

Hockney R.W., Eastwood J.W.: Computer Simulation Using Particles, IOP Publishing,Bristol 1999.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. RNDr. Věra Hrachová, CSc. (12.10.2017)

Zkouška je ústní. Požadavky odpovídají sylabu v rozsahu, který byl prezentován na přednášce. Z každého ze dvou tématických celků bude položena jedna otázka.

Syllabus -
Last update: T_KEVF (16.05.2005)
1. Basics of computational physics
Main directions of computational physics. Fluid modelling. Stochastical and deterministic particle modelling, basic ideas, algorithms.

2. Plasma physics
Characterisation of plasma, basic types of plasma, plasma isothermal and nonisothermal, quasineutrality, Debye shielding. Theoretical description of plasma, kinetic description, Boltzmann equation, conservation laws, magnetohydrodynamic description of plasma, generalized Ohm´s law, connection between kinetic and magnetohydrodynamic description of plasma.

 
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