AY 201

Radiative Processes

Fall 2007


Geoffrey C. Bower

Department of Astronomy

Course Time

    TuTh 2-3:30
    501 Campbell Hall

Office Hours

    Friday 11-12, or by appointment
    621 Campbell

Required Text

    Radiative Processes in Astrophysics by Rybicki & Lightman

Recommended Texts

    Stellar Atmospheres by Mihalas

    Physics of Astrophysics I: Radiation by Shu

    AY 201 Arons notes --- in Campbell 705

    Radiative Transfer by Chandrasekhar --- Google Books link

Syllabus

Homework Assignments

    HW#1 (Assigned 31 August 2007, Due 14 September 2007)
    HW#2 (Assigned 25 September 2007, Due 9 October 2007)
    HW#3 (Assigned 16 October 2007, Due 30 October 2007)
    HW#4 (Assigned 6 November 2007, Due 20 November 2007)
    HW#5 (Assigned 28 November 2007, Due 6 December 2007)

Grading

    5 Homework assignments:  75%
    1 Final:   25%
    Final exam times

Useful Links

    AY 201, Fall 2006

    Lecture Notes from Aaron Parsons