Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

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ASTR 350 902 (CRN: 16245)

INTRO ASTROPHYSICS-STARS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ASTROPHYSICS-STARS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Baring, Matthew
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: MATH 211 AND PHYS 202
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 26-MAY-2024 8:15AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
 
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