Item description for Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics) by Kenro Miyamoto...
The primary objectives of this book are, firstly, to present the essential theoretical background needed to understand recent fusion research and, secondly, to describe the current status of fusion research for graduate students and senior undergraduates. It will also serve as a useful reference for scientists and engineers working in the related fields. In Part I, Plasma Physics, the author explains the basics of magneto-hydrodynamics and kinetic theory in a simple and compact way and, at the same time, covers important new topics for fusion studies such as the ballooning representation, instabilities driven by energetic particles, and various plasma models for computer simulations. Part II, Controlled Nuclear Fusion, attempts to review the "big picture" in fusion research. Mathematical derivations are comprehensively explained to better enable readers to later concentrate on the physics. All important phenomena and technologies are addressed, with a particular emphasis on the topics of most concern in current research.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 1" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 21, 2005
ISBN 3540242171 ISBN13 9783540242178
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More About Kenro Miyamoto
1955 B.S. Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo
1961 PhD, Graduate School, College of Arts and Science, University of Rochester
1963 Doctor of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1964 - 1979 Associate Professor and Professor, Institute of Plasma Physics, Nagoya University (former institute of present National Institute of Fusion Science)
1979 - 1992 Professor, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo
1992 - 2000 Professor, Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University
1992 - Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
1980 - 1988 member of Editorial Board of a (TM)Nuclear Fusiona (TM) (Journal pubished by International Atomic Energy Agency)
1992 - 2002 Guest Scientist, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
1999 - 2002 member of ITER Physics Expert Group: ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor)