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Spring 2022 Physics GR6011 section 001
ASTROPHYSICS I

Call Number 12580
Day & Time
Location
TR 5:40pm-6:55pm
412 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Yury Levin
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: a strong undergraduate background in E-M and classical mechanics. Qualified undergraduates may be admitted with the instructors permission. The basic physics of high energy astrophysical phenomena. Protostars, equations of stellar structure; radiative transfer theory; stellar nucleosynthesis; radiative emission processes; equations of state and cooling theory for neutron stars and white dwarfs, Oppenheimer-Volkoff equation; Chandrasekhar limit; shocks and fluids; accretion theory for both disks and hard surfaces; black hole orbits and light bending.
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 8 students (30 max) as of 8:04AM Saturday, July 2, 2022
Subject Physics
Number GR6011
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Section key 20221PHYS6011G001

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