Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

ASTR 451 001 (CRN: 10282)

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 HBH 453 (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
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:
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: 7
Enrollment data as of: 24-FEB-2024 10:49PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2022  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: Physics of stellar atmospheres, interiors and evolution. Polytropes, nucleosynthesis, radiative transfer, convection, oscillations, opacities, curves of growth, spectral line theory and observation.