95.665 Space Physics

Space Physics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37731
Status Active

This course provides in depth knowledge of space phenomena and physical understanding of the plasma environment form the sun to the earth's ionosphere and in the heliosphere. Regions in space include solar surface, solar wind, bow shock, magnetosheath, magnetosphere, magnetotail, radiation belts, ring currents, and upper ionosphere. Among space plasma physics theories, single particle theory and magnetohydrodynamics are discussed in depth.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 95.555 Introduction to Space Physics or 85.484 Space Weather.