Stellar Structure and Evolution (3 credit hours) – A study of stars and stellar objects, taught at an advanced undergraduate level. Topics include the fundamental observational properties of stars, the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, the equations of stellar structure, the main phases of stellar evolution, nucleosynthesis, compact objects (white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes), stellar populations, and binary stellar evolution. Note: This course is only offered in the fall semester of odd years (2019, 2021, etc.).
[Pre-requisites: (ASTRON 0113 or 0413) and (MATH 0240 or 0245) and (MATH 0290 or 1270) and (PHYS 0175 or 0476)] [Co-requisite: PHYS 0477]
|Professor||Course Year||Course Semester||Download|
|Carlos Badenes||2019-2020||Fall||Syllabus: DL|