Controlled Fusion: Computer Applications to Controlled by John Killeen

By John Killeen

tools in Computational Physics, quantity sixteen: managed Fusion considers the entire number of machine types wanted for the simulation of real looking fusion units. those machine versions contain time-dependent magnetohydrodynamics, plasma delivery in a magnetic box, MHD and guiding-center equilibria, MHD balance of confinement platforms, Vlasov and particle versions, and multispecies Fokker-Planck codes.
This quantity is split into eleven chapters. the 1st 3 chapters talk about quite a few elements of the numerical resolution of the equations of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD). the next chapters current the extra sensible types, together with the thermal conductivity and electric resistivity. different chapters describe two-dimensional codes with varies collection of coordinate structures, equivalent to fastened Eulerian grid, Lagrangian descriptions, and using magnetic flux surfaces as coordinate surfaces. The dialogue then shifts to types at the inclusion of neutrals and impurities, in addition to using empirical delivery coefficients. A bankruptcy surveys the advance of time-dependent codes to aid the layout and operation of significant CTR scan. the ultimate chapters discover the electromagnetic codes within the nonradiative restrict (Darwin version) the place the equations are nonrelativistic and displacement currents are missed.
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