Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

ASTR 350 001 (CRN: 10254)

INTRO ASTROPHYSICS-STARS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ASTROPHYSICS-STARS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Hartigan, Patrick M.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HBH 21 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: MATH 211 AND PHYS 202
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 3
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 28-OCT-2021 2:51PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-Dept Room
Final Exam Time:
7-DEC-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
 
Description: Introduction to celestial mechanics, radiative transfer, stellar structure, and stellar remnants (including black holes and neutron stars). Aspects of stellar atmospheres may also be explored. Together, ASTR 350 and ASTR 360 provide a comprehensive survey of modern astrophysics needed for senior research and graduate study in astronomy. Either ASTR 350 or 360 may be taken first. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 212