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Part I. Plasma Physics Preliminaries: 1. Introduction 2. Elements of plasma physics 3. 'Derivation' of the macroscopic equations Part II. Basic Magnetohydrodynamics: 4. The MHD model 5. Waves and characteristics 6. Spectral theory 7. Waves and instabilities on inhomogeneous plasmas 8. Magnetic structures and dynamics 9. Cylindrical plasmas 10. Initial value problem and wave damping 11. Resonant absorption and wave heating Appendices References Index.