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Fall 2016-2017
AST 514   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Structure of the Stars

Adam S. Burrows

Theoretical and numerical analysis of the structure of stars and their evolution. Topics include a survey of the physical process important for stellar interiors (equation of state, nuclear reactions, transport phenomena); and the integrated properties of stars and their evolution.

Sample reading list:
R. Kippenhahn & A. Weigert, Stellar Structure & Evoluti
D. Clayton, Principles of Stellar Evolution & Nucleosyn
C.J. Hansen, et al, Stellar Interiors: Physical Princip
D.A. Ostlie & B. Carroll, Intro to Modern Stellar Astr
S.L. Shapiro & S. Teukolsky, Intro to Modern Stellar Astr
J.P. Cox & R. Giuli, Principles of Stellar Structure
See instructor for complete list

Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 30%
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20576 L01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T Th   Peyton Hall   140   Enrolled:12 Limit:20