Space Physics [E-Book] : An Introduction to Plasmas and Particles in the Heliosphere and Magnetospheres / by May-Britt Kallenrode.
Kallenrode, May-Britt, (author)
Third, Enlarged Edition.
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 2004
XIV, 482 p. online resource.
englisch
9783662099599
10.1007/978-3-662-09959-9
Advanced Texts in Physics
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Table of Contents:
  • I Plasmas: The Basics
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Charged Particles in Electromagnetic Fields
  • 3 Magnetohydrodynamics
  • 4 Plasma Waves
  • 5 Kinetic Theory
  • II Space Plasmas
  • 6 Sun and Solar Wind: Plasmas in the Heliosphere
  • 7 Energetic Particles in the Heliosphere
  • 8 The Terrestrial Magnetosphere
  • 9 Planetary Magnetospheres
  • 10 Solar—Terrestrial Relationships
  • III The Methods
  • 11 Instrumentation
  • 12 Science in a Complex Environment
  • A.1 List of Symbols
  • A.2 Equations in the SI and cgs System
  • A.3 Useful Relations
  • A.3.1 Vector Calculus
  • A.3.2 Cylindrical Coordinates
  • A.3.3 Spherical Coordinates
  • A.4 Useful Numbers
  • A.4.1 Fundamental Constants
  • A.4.2 Numbers in Plasmas
  • A.4.3 Conversion of Units
  • A.5 Useful Internet Resources
  • A.5.1 Space Physics — General
  • A.5.2 Textbooks and other Educational Material
  • A.5.3 Missions
  • A.5.4 The Sun
  • A.5.5 Solar—Terrestrial Relationships
  • A.5.6 Aurorae
  • A.5.7 Data
  • References.