Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

ASTR 451 001 (CRN: 10876)

ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS

Long Title: ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Johns-Krull, Christopher M.
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF HBH 254 (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: (ASTR 350 OR ASTR 360) AND (PHYS 301 AND PHYS 302)
Section Max Enrollment: 50
Section Enrolled: 8
Enrollment data as of: 28-OCT-2021 4:25PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
6-DEC-2017  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W HBH 423
 
Description: Physics of stellar atmospheres, interiors and evolution. Polytropes, nucleosynthesis, radiative transfer, convection, oscillations, opacities, curves of growth, spectral line theory and observation.