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Principles of Fusion Energy: An Introduction to Fusion Energy for Students of Science and Engineering Paperback – June 30, 2000

ISBN-13: 978-9812380333 ISBN-10: 9812380337

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  • Paperback: 295 pages
  • Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc (June 30, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9812380337
  • ISBN-13: 978-9812380333
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #525,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Provides a useful summary of relevant physics, an objective overview of possible systems that could allow and contain thermonuclear fusion." -- CERN Courier, 2002 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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25 of 25 people found the following review helpful By James Logajan on August 7, 2001
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I was looking for an introductory text that was current and that would cover the most popular approaches. I didn't want something directed at the popular level (little or no math), but I also didn't want a text that would go into agonizing analysis of every plasma instability under the sun. There are many fine books on plasma physics (e.g F. F. Chen's "Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion"); that is not what I was looking for and that is not the emphasis of this text.
This covers the basic physics and explains the basic concepts behind several of the more popular fusion approaches. The reader should have college level physics and calculus to get the most out of this book. I found it useful but not comprehensive (you can only fit so much in under 300 pages). So if you want to know the fusion cross-section of, say, p + B reactions, you'll need to locate other information sources. But you will find reaction cross-section tabulations on d + t, d + d, etc. reactions as a function of energy.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By John G on January 15, 2014
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If you're a controlled nuclear fusion buff like myself, this book does a decent job transitioning from history and introductory information to real plasma physics. Doesn't just cover tokamaks, stellarators, and inertial fusion but also discusses mirror, pinched, and muon catalyzed fusion (real cold fusion). Surprisingly in a few paragraphs it alludes to the Farnsworth fusor too. Great variety and solid intro for people getting serious...buy it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mary Pacha on July 16, 2007
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This is a great Introductory fusion book for anyone that is just starting out in this field of plasma physics. It explains all of he fundimentals very well.
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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By L. Biagioni on August 25, 2008
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Interesting introductory text. A less qualitative (more in depth) approach on some chapters would have helped a lot.
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