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MWF 10-11 · RLM 15.216B · Unique No. 47770

solar wind

(SOHO)

Professor

Milos Milosavljevic

RLM 17.220 · By appt · (512) 471-3397 · email

Courses - Fall '10  |  BlackBoard[Bb]

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PREPARATORY READING, ATTENDANCE, EXAMS, AND GRADING

Preparatory Reading

Advance reading from the required textbook, Radiative Processes in Astrophysics, by Rybicki and Lightman, of from handouts, will be assigned for each lecture. A fraction of each lecture period will be devoted to discussion of the reading assignments, thus this form of preparation will be critical for effectiveness of the course and for a student's success in the course.

Exams

There will be 2 in-class exams and an open book take-home final exam. Please see the course schedule at the end of the syllabus for the dates of the in-class exams.

Homework

Problem sets will be assigned biweekly.

Attendance

Attendance of lectures is required. While lectures notes and other material may be provided and posted in Blackboard, in-class note taking is strongly recommended.

Calculation of the grade

Component

Percentage of Grade

Attendance

10%

Classroom Discussion

10%

Homework Assignments

30%

Two In-Class Exams

30%

Take-Home Final Exam

20%


Score Range2

Grade3

90 - 100

A

80 - 89

B

70 - 79

C




2 These criteria may be relaxed at the midpoint of the course.

3 Fractional grades may be assigned.

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