Table of contents for Plasma physics : an introduction to the theory of astrophysical, geophysical, and laboratory plasmas / Peter A. Sturrock.


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1. Introduction
2. Basic concepts
3. Orbit theory - uniform fields
4. Adiabatic invariants
5. Orbit theory
6. Electromagnetic waves in a cold electron plasma
7. Electromagnetic waves in an electron-ion plasma
8. Two-stream instability
9. Electrostatic oscillations in a plasma of non-zero temperature
10. Collision theory
11. MHD equations
12. Magnetohydrodynamics
13. Force-free magnetic configurations
14. Waves in MHD systems
15. Magnetohydrodynamic stability
16. Variational principle for MHD systems
17. Resistive instabilities
18. Stochastic processes
19. Interaction of particles and waves.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Plasma (Ionized gases) Magnetohydrodynamics