ASTRO 505. Astrophysical Processes.
(Dual-listed with ASTRO 405). (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: ASTRO 346 or permission of instructor
Survey of astrophysical processes relating to stars, galaxies and the Universe. Radiation transport, radiation processes, scattering, kinetic description of plasma, hydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, MHD waves, shocks, properties of systems in local thermodynamic equilibrium, non-thermal systems, astrophysical effects of general relativity.