Solar physics and magnetohydrodynamics

This 7.5 point PhD course provides an introduction to solar physics with emphasis on solar activity and magnetohydrodynamics. The course includes 4 computer exercises and 3 problem sheets will be handed out. The course syllabus covers solar/terrestrial connection, atmospheric waves, numerical techniques, helioseismology, convection, turbulence, winds and critical points, magnetic fields, coronal heating, reconnection, magneto-rotational instability, laminar and turbulent dynamos, magnetic helicity, and coronal mass ejections.

For further details see the schedule for May 2009 with the individual topics for each class.

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