134.750 Thermal Nuclear Fusion
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to analyse experimental and theoretical problems in the field of (magnetic) nuclear fusion and to name the advantages but also the problems in the realisation of this new energy source.

Subject of course

Introduction to principles of nuclear fusion reactions and magnetically confined hot plasmas; plasma physics, energy balance criteria, principles of plasma confinement (magnetical, inertial); status of international development of experiments, plasma diagnostics, heating methods, transport processes

Teaching methods

Teaching of the physical basics of the nuclear fusion reactor in lectures on selected chapters.

Mode of examination

Oral

Additional information

on 10 Mondays in SS 2024 from 14:00 to 15:30 in Seminarroom SemR. DB gelb 05 B and/or via Zoom

dates:

11.3.2024  Wolfrum         

18.3.2024  Willensdorfer 

  8.4.2024  Wolfrum        

15.4.2024  Willensdorfer 

22.4.2024  Wolfrum         

  6.5.2024  Wolfrum         

13.5.2024  Willensdorfer 

27.5.2024  Willensdorfer 

  3.6.2024  Wolfrum         

17.6. 2024 Willensdorfer 

Exam dates (preliminary)

1. Exam date: 24.6.2024

2. Exam date: 12.7.2024

3. Exam date: 26.9.2024


 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon14:00 - 16:0004.03.2024 - 24.06.2024Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon09:00 - 12:0024.06.2024Seminarraum AE U1 - 2 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon12:00 - 16:0024.06.2024Sem.R. DB gelb 05 A 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Thermal Nuclear Fusion - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon04.03.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon11.03.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon18.03.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon08.04.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon15.04.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon22.04.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon29.04.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon06.05.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon13.05.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon27.05.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon03.06.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon10.06.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon17.06.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon24.06.202409:00 - 12:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 2 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon24.06.202412:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 A 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors
Mon24.06.202414:00 - 16:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B 134.750 VO Phys. Grundlagen d. Kernfusionsreaktors

Examination modalities

Oral exam during which questions about the lecture‘s matter should be answered and the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear fusion reactors should be discussed. Estimated duration: 20-30 minutes

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri09:00 - 12:0012.07.2024Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B oral18.05.2024 00:00 - 11.07.2024 00:00TISSPrüfungen

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 461 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective
810 Technical Physics Mandatory elective

Literature

Lecture notes consist of the slides shown during the lecture course.

Recommende literature:

Ulrich Stroth: Plasmaphysik, Springer Verlag (in German)

John Wesson: Tokamaks

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in physics and mathematics

Recommended from 4th semester on.

Miscellaneous

Language

German