January 20-31, 2014, Knoxville, TN

- Final with solutions posted here.
- Statistics for the final exam and final scores ("audit" students omitted)

Course personnel:

- Lecturer: Dr. Eric Prebys, Fermilab
- TA and Labs: Timofey Zolkin, University of Chicago

- Grader: Patrick McChesney, Indiana University

Some good background for the Hamiltonian treatment of accelerators can be found in the paper "Single Particle Dynamics in Circular Accelerators" by Donald Ruth, which is available online.

Final from 2012 with solutions.

- Lecture 0: Formalities
- Lecture 1: Introduction and Overview
- Video file needed for quench example

- Lecture 2: Basic E&M and Relativity
- Lecture 3: Transverse Motion 1
- Lecture 4: Transverse Motion 2
- Lecture 5: Imperfections
- Lecture 6: Off-momentum particles
- Lecture 7: Matching and Insertions
- Lecture 8: Longitudinal Motion 1
- Lecture 9: Longitudinal Motion 2
- Lecture 10: Hamiltonian Formalism
- Lecture 11: Floquet Transformations and Harmonic Resonances
- Lecture 12: Coupled Oscillations

- Lecture 13: Synchrotron Radiation

- Lecture 14: Collective Effects and Luminosity
- Lecture 15: Beam Loss
- Lecture 16: Negative Mass Instability
- Lecture 17: Wakefields and Impedance
- Lecture 18: Macroparticle Models
- Lecture 19: Evolution of the Distribution Function
- Lecture 20: Cooling

- Timofey Zolkin:

Lab materials:

- Lectures (ppt, pdf)

- PBO Examples
- MAD Examples

- Homework #1
- Homework #2
- Homework #3
- Homework #4
- Homework #5 (corrected version!!)
- Homework #6
- Homework #7
- Final

(last modified February 7, 2014 by Eric Prebys)