Transport Phenomena / Nonequilibrium Systems
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

02TJNS  KZ  2  2+0  Czech 
 Lecturer:
 Igor Jex (guarantor)
 Tutor:
 Igor Jex (guarantor)
 Supervisor:
 Department of Physics
 Synopsis:

The course introduces the students to the field of transport phenomena. The concept of a distribution function, Boltzmann equation,
and H theorem are discussed. The general concepts and approaches are applied specifically to problems of plasma physics.
 Requirements:

theoretical physics, thermodynamics and statistical physics 02TEF1, 02TEF2, 02TSFA
 Syllabus of lectures:

1. Microscopic description of a large ensemble of particles
2. Liouville equation
3. Fluctuationdissipation theorem
4. Theory of linear response for a ensemble of charged particles
5. Boltzmanns equation
6. H theorem
7. Applications of Boltzmann's equation
8. Molecular potentials and generalizations of Boltzmann's equation
9. BBGKY hierarchy
10. Methods for solvinf Boltzmann's equation
11. FokkerPlanck equation
12. Quantum kinetic equations
 Syllabus of tutorials:
 Study Objective:

Knowledge:
Learn the basics of transport theory
Abilities:
application of transport theory to elementary probelms of plasma physics
 Study materials:

Key references:
[1] Landau L.D., Lifsic, Theoretical physics X, Nauka Moskva 2004 (in russian)
Recommended references:
[1] Kvasnica J.: Statistical physics, Academia Praha, 2003 (in czech)
[2] Kracík J., Šesták B., Aubrecht L.: Fundamentals of classical and quantum plasma physics,
Academia Praha, 1974, (in czech)
[3] Jaeckle J., Introduction to transport theory, Vieweg
Braunschweig, 1982 (in german)
[4] A. I. Burshtein, Introduction to thermodynamics and kinetics theory of matter, Wiley, Weinheim, 2005
 Note:
 Timetable for winter semester 2019/2020:
 Timetable is not available yet
 Timetable for summer semester 2019/2020:
 Timetable is not available yet
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 BS Fyzika a technika termojaderné fúze (compulsory course of the specialization)