Particle and Fluid Descriptions
Solve problems and answer conceptual questions involving both the single-particle and the fluid descriptions of a plasma.
Describe and characterize the various waves found in a plasma.
Equilibrium and Stability
Determine the equilibrium and evaluate the stability of simple plasma configurations.
Kinetic Theory and Nonlinear Effects
Solve problems and answer conceptual questions involving the kinetic theory of plasmas and nonlinear effects.