Fusion Energy

Course Name: 

TH 826 FUSION ENERGY

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3- 0- 0) 3

Content: 

Fission and fusion, Need for plasma, Lawson criterion, Confinement problem, Laser driven fusion, Magnetic
confinement, Plasma concept, Single particle motions in complex magnetic field geometries, Equilibrium and
stability, Cross field transport, Important heating schemes, Tokamak and magnetic mirror, Reactor concepts, Current
status.

References: 

Jeffrey P. Freidberg, Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy, Cambridge University press, 2008. A. Harms, K. F. Schoepf, G. H. Miley, and D. R. Kingdon, Principles of Fusion Energy: An Introduction to Fusion Energy for Students of Science and Engineering, World Scientific, 2000.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473049

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