Swansea University

Foundations Of Astrophysics

PHYS 320

Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Astrophysics

ASTRO 346

Course Info
International Credits:
10.0
Converted Credits:
3.0
Semester:
Spring
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Course Description:
1. Basic solar models: equations of stellar structure and virial theorem, luminosity, temperature and lifetime of stars as a function of mass, HR diagrams, main sequence turn off and the age of globular clusters, Cepheid variables and the distance ladder, low mass stars, brown dwarves and dark matter. 2. Post MS evolution: giants, dwarves, neutron stars and black holes.

Review

Evaluation Date:
October 9, 2013
Evaluated:
Charles Kerton
Comments: