J.D. Callen, Fundamentals Of Plasma Physics

Draft Material for Fundamentals of Plasma Physics book:

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Intro Material (300 kB .pdf, 7 page file, 6/28/06): Cover Page, Preface, Introduction

 

Part I (228 kB .pdf, 4 page file, 8/11/03): Fundamental Processes in Plasmas
 
Chapter 1 (797 kB .pdf, 44 page file, 8/12/03): Collective Plasma Phenomena
Chapter 2 (1.88 MB .pdf, 57 page file, 7/22/06): Coulomb Collisions
Chapter 3 (744 kB .pdf, 50 page file, 9/22/03): Structure of Magnetic Fields
Chapter 5 (862 kB .pdf, 39 page file, 1/21/03): Plasma Descriptions I: Kinetic, Two-Fluid
Chapter 6 (742 kB .pdf, 34 page file, 1/28/03): Plasma Descriptions II: MHD

 

Appendices
 
Appendix A (363 kB .pdf, 42 page file, 9/2/03): Physics Equations, Units and Constants
Appendix B (385 kB .pdf, 12 page file, 6/29/06): Special Functions
Appendix C (329 kB .pdf, 4 page file, 2/3/02): Useful Definite Integrals
Appendix D (685 kB .pdf, 23 page file, 10/11/02): Vector Analysis
Appendix F (192 kB .pdf, 14 page file, 8/19/03): Transforms, Complex Analysis
Appendix Z (367 kB .pdf, 6 page file, 6/30/06): Useful Formulas