Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

ASTR 451 - ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS

Long Title: ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): (ASTR 350 OR ASTR 360) AND (PHYS 301 AND PHYS 302)
Description: Physics of stellar atmospheres, interiors and evolution. Polytropes, nucleosynthesis, radiative transfer, convection, oscillations, opacities, curves of growth, spectral line theory and observation.