Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

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ASTR 451 001 (CRN: 10302)

ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS

Long Title: ASTROPHYSICS I: SUN AND STARS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Johns-Krull, Christopher
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: 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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (ASTR 350 OR ASTR 360) AND (PHYS 301 AND PHYS 302)
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 26-MAY-2024 7:51AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
14-DEC-2021  
7:00PM - 10:00PM T
 
Description: Physics of stellar atmospheres, interiors and evolution. Polytropes, nucleosynthesis, radiative transfer, convection, oscillations, opacities, curves of growth, spectral line theory and observation.