22.615 MHD Theory of Fusion Systems


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Discussion of MHD equilibria in cylindrical, toroidal, and noncircular configurations. MHD stability theory including the Energy Principle, interchange instability, ballooning modes, second region of stability, and external kink modes. Description of current configurations of fusion interest.

This class has 22.611J, 6.651J, and 8.613J as prerequisites.

22.615 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by N. Louriero.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 22.615 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the MHD Theory of Fusion Systems site or on the 22.615 Stellar site.

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