Theory of Tokamak Plasmas
This is a graduate textbook on tokamak physics, designed to provide a basic introduction to plasma equilibrium, particle orbits, transport, and those ideal and resistive magnetohydrodynamic instabilities which dominate the behavior of a tokamak discharge, and to develop the mathematical methods necessary for their theoretical analysis.View full description
- Published: August 1989
- Imprint: NORTH-HOLLAND
- ISBN: 978-0-444-87475-7
Table of ContentsPreface. 1. Toroidal configuration. 2. Equilibrium. 3. Guiding center motion. 4. Linear ideal modes. 5. Linear resistive modes. 6. Nonlinear behavior. 7. Hybrid kinetic - MHD modes. 8. Transport. 9. Phase integral methods.