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An Introduction to Theoretical Astrophysics

Course 0000000126 in SS 2015

General Data

Course Type Lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Physics Department
Lecturers Hans-Thomas Janka
Ewald Müller
Dates Fri, 14:00–16:00, PH HS3
and 1 singular or moved dates

Assignment to Modules

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additional remarks Review about the interrelations between astrophysical research areas and the main disciplines of physics Equation of state and some basic thermodynamics Basics of stellar structure and evolution Basics of hydrodynamics, fluid discontinuities and fluid instabilities Basics of magnetohydrodynamics Basics of radiation transport White dwarfs, Chandrasekhar mass and thermonuclear supernovae Gravitational collapse, neutron stars and neutrino driven supernovae Further applications involving relativistic flows
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