Oulu Space Physics Textbook
by Reijo Rasinkangas
Publisher: University of Oulu 2008
This is an online textbook that studies the solar wind and other plasma environments. It was aimed mainly for students of space physics. The text covers plasma physics, heliosphere, solar wind and IMF, magnetosphere, ionosphere, auroras, geomagnetic activity, cosmic rays, space weather, etc.
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by John Howard - Australian National University
This introduction covers basic plasma phenomena, kinetic theory, gaseous electronics, single particle motions, magnetized plasmas, magnetohydrodynamics, MHD plasma waves, waves in isotropic plasma, and waves in cold magnetized plasma.
by Michael Gedalin - Ben-Gurion University
Contents: Basic definitions and parameters; Plasma description; MHD equilibria and waves; MHD discontinuities; Waves in dispersive media; Waves in two-fluid hydrodynamics; Kinetic theory; Micro-instabilities; Nonlinear phenomena; Plasma parameters.
by Richard Fitzpatrick - The University of Texas at Austin
Introduction to Plasma Physics by Richard Fitzpatrick is a complete set of lecture notes for a graduate level introductory plasma physics course. Topics covered include particle orbits, fluid theory, waves, MHD theory, and kinetic theory.
by Alan Wootton
These notes lay the foundations for the interpretation of magnetic fields and fluxes in terms of equilibrium plasma parameters. 'Magnetic diagnostics' means those diagnostics which are used to measure magnetic fields and fluxes using induction coils.