Space Plasma Physics (I) Lecture Notes
by Ling-Hsiao Lyu / lyu@jupiter.ss.ncu.edu.tw


Citation: Lyu, Ling-Hsiao (2014), Elementary Space Plasma Physics Second Edition, Airiti Press, Taipei.


Chapter 1. Introduction
[Ref.-1 : Chapters 1 and 9 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Sections 1.1~1.5, 1.8 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]
[Ref.-3 : Chapter 1 in F. F. Chen (1984)]

Chapter 2. Deriving the Vlasov Equation From the Klimontovich Equation
[Ref. : Chapter 3 in Nicholson (1983)]

Chapter 3. Deriving the Fluid Equations From the Vlasov Equation
[Ref.-1 : Section 7.1 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Chapter 3 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]
[Ref.-3 : Chapter 3 in F. F. Chen (1984)]

Chapter 4. Deriving the Vlasov Equation From the Liouville Equation
[Ref.-1 : Chapter 4 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Chapter 2 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]

Chapter 5. Linear Waves in the Electron-Ion Two-Fluid Plasma
[Ref.-1 : Chapter 7 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Chapter 4 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]
[Ref.-3 : Chapter 4 in F. F. Chen (1984)]

Chapter 6. Linear Waves in the MHD Plasma
[Ref.-1 : Chapter 7 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Chapter 4 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]
[Ref.-3 : Chapter 4 in F. F. Chen (1984)]

Chapter 7. Particle Motions With Multiple Time Scales
[Ref.-1 : Chapter 2 in Nicholson (1983) ]
[Ref.-2 : Section 1.7 in Krall and Trivelpiece (1973)]
[Ref.-3 : Chapter 2 in F. F. Chen (1984)]

Appendix A. Static Electric Field and Magnetic Field

Appendix B. Ohmís Law in One-Fluid Plasma

Appendix C. Frozen-in Flux

Appendix D. Curvature Drift

Appendix E. Gradient B Drift

Appendix F: Deriving the Relativistic Vlasov Equation From the Relativistic Klimontovich Equation



Useful Web Sites:
NRL Plasma Formulary
(Link to http://www.nrl.navy.mil/ppd/content/nrl-plasma-formulary)

In case that you cannot access to the above website, try this local link for the old version
NRL_FORMULARY_07