EPFL SB SPC-TH
PPB 124 (Bâtiment PPB)
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Teaching & PhD
PhD StudentsVan Parys Guillaume Raphäel Hervé,
To provide an overview of the fundamentals of magnetic confinement (MC) of plasmas for fusion.The different MC configurations are presented, with a description of their operating regimes.The basic elements of particle & energy transport, of plasma-wall interaction & of burning plasma are introduced.
Control and Operation of Tokamaks
This course treats the main issues in operation and control of a tokamak. Control-oriented models are derived and controllers are designed using techniques from modern control theory. Operational limits are discussed as well as state-of-the-art research questions for future reactors.