AST 381

Theoretical Astrophysics: Gas Dynamics II

Spring 1999

TTH 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
RLM 15.216B
Unique No. 44115

INSTRUCTOR: Paul Shapiro
Office: RLM 16.204
Phone: 471-9422, or leave word at 471-3326
Office Hours: Immediately following class, or by appointment

TA: Ilian Iliev
Office: RLM 16.212
Phone: 471-8443, or leave word at 471-3326
Office Hours: TH 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., or by appointment

TEXTBOOK: No required text. Professor will hand out a complete and self-contained set of lecture notes.
HOMEWORK: (1) Lecture note hand-outs will be required reading.

(2) Regular homework problem sets will be assigned roughly once per week, due in class one week later (unless otherwise indicated).

(3) A student lecture on a topic to be chosen in consultation with and approved by the professor will be scheduled for the final weeks of class, and accompanying lecture notes on this topic will be handed in at this time.

GRADING: The course grade will be based on the homework problem set grades, the student lecture, and the accompanying lecture notes.
PREREQUISITES: Suitable for all beginning and advanced graduate students in astronomy and physics. Otherwise consent of instructor is required.