Title Space Plasma Physics
Description Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 200C or Physics 210A. Physics of plasmas in space, including treatments based on magnetohydrodynamics and kinetic theory. Applications to solar or planetary winds, steady-state magnetospheres, magnetospheric convection, substorm processes, magnetic merging, field-aligned currents and magnetosphere/ionosphere coupling, ring current dynamics, and wave particle instabilities. S/U or letter grading.
Units 4 units
Course Days Monday Wednesday Friday
Time 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Location Geology Room 4677
Level Graduate
Course ID 811240200
Type Lecture
Instructor Vassilis Angelopoulos
Email vassilis@ucla.edu
Phone 310-794-7090