Lecture Notes

LEC # TOPICS
1 Derivation of the Boltzmann equation ( PDF)
2

The moment equations ( PDF)

Derivation of ideal MHD equation ( PDF)

3

MHD equilibrium ( PDF)

Validity of MHD ( PDF)

4 Toroidal equilibrium and radial pressure balance ( PDF)
5 The screw pinch and the Grad-Shafranov equation ( PDF)
6 The safety factor and the ohmic tokamak ( PDF)
7 The first order Grad-Shafranov equation ( PDF)
8 Effect of a vertical field on tokamak equilibrium ( PDF)
9 The high beta tokamak ( PDF)
10 The high beta tokamak (cont.) and the high flux conserving tokamak ( PDF)
11 Flux conserving tokamak (cont.) ( PDF)
12 PF design I - the plasma ( PDF)
13 PF design II - the coil solver ( PDF)
14

Formulation of the stability problem ( PDF)

Real tokamaks (with Bob Granetz) ( PDF)

15

Variational techniques ( PDF)

Alternate concepts (with Darren Sarmer) ( PDF)

16 Variational principle ( PDF)
17 Stability of simple function ( PDF)
18 Lecture 18 ( PDF)
19 Lecture 19 ( PDF)
20 Lecture 20 ( PDF)
21 Lecture 21 ( PDF)
22 Lecture 22 ( PDF)

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