

This section contains free ebooks and guides on Plasma Physics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.




Introduction to Plasma Physics IProf. Ian Hutchinson and Prof. Jeffrey
FreidbergOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: plasma shielding, plasma
parameter, occurrence of plasmas, different descriptions of plasma, motion of
charged particles in fields, collisions in plasmas, fluid description of plasma,
electromagnetic waves in plasmas.
 Thermodynamics Statistical Mechanics (PDF 201p)Richard FitzpatrickPDF  201 Pages  EnglishThis note
covers the following topics: Probability theory, Statistical mechanics, Heat
and work, Statistical thermodynamics, Classical thermodynamics ,
Applications of statistical thermodynamics and Quantum statistics
 Analytical Classical Dynamics (PDF 315p)Richard FitzpatrickPDF  315 Pages  EnglishThis
note explains the following topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion, OneDimensional Motion, MultiDimensional Motion,
Planetary Motion,TwoBody Dynamics, Rotating Reference Frames, Rigid Body
Rotation, Lagrangian Dynamics, Hamiltonian Dynamics, Coupled Oscillations,
Gravitational Potential Theory, The ThreeBody Problem, Lunar Motion, The
Chaotic Pendulum, Vector Algebra and Vector Calculus.
 Quantum plasmadynamics (PDF 438P)D B MelrosePDF  438 Pages  EnglishThis
book covers the following topics: Covariant fluid models for magnetized plasmas, Response tensors for
magnetized plasmas, Wave dispersion in relativistic magnetized plasma,
Gyromagnetic processes, Magnetized Dirac electron, Quantum theory of
gyromagnetic processes, Second order gyromagnetic processes and Response of
magnetized systems.
 Introduction to Plasma PhysicsRichard
FitzpatrickOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis is considered as a complete set of lecture notes for a
graduate plasma physics course. Topics covered includes: Charged Particle
Motion, Collisions, Plasma Fluid Theory, Waves in Cold Plasmas, Wave
Propagation Through Inhomogeneous Plasmas, Magnetohydrodynamic Fluids and
Waves in Warm Plasmas.
 Introduction to Plasma Physics Lecture Notes (PDF 28p)John HowardPDF  28 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics:
Basic Plasma Phenomena, Kinetic Theory, Gaseous Electronics, Single Particle
Motions, Magnetized Plasmas, Magnetohydrodynamics, MHD Plasma Waves, Waves
In Isotropic Plasma, Waves In Cold Magnetized Plasma.
 Introduction to Plasma Physics notes  Electromagnetic waves in plasma physics [PDF 18p]  Plasma Theory and Diagnostics II  Semiconductor Physics Lecture Notes  Plasmas and Fluids 








