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Course Information
Course Unit Title : Introduction to Astrophysics
Course Unit Code : 01FZK5167
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) to learn about the radiation laws, gas laws, ionization and excitation laws, theory of line formation, the structure of spectral lines, chemical analysis, thermodynamic equilibrium and convection zones
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : stellar magnitudes and stellar colors, stellar spectra, temperature estimates for stars, basics about radiative transfer,radiative transfer in stellar atmospheres, the continuous absorption coefficient, the pressure stratification, theory of line formation, the hydrogen lines, spectrum analysis, basics about non-local thermodynamic equilibrium, the hydrogen convection zone


Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to give the information required to study stellar atmospheres examining the stellar spectra
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : 1) Böhm-Vitense, E., 1989. ?Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics?, Vol.2, Cambridge University Press. 2) Mihalas, D., 1978. ?Stellar Atmospheres?, W. H. Freeman and Company. 3) Padmanabhan, T., 2000. ?Theoretical Astrophysics?, Vol.2, Cambridge University Press.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
2 10 20  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
172  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 100
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
0 0
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Stellar Magnitudes And Stellar Colors
 
2 Stellar Spectra
 
3 Temperature Estimates For Stars
 
4 Basics About Radiative Transfer
 
5 Transfer İn Stellar Atmospheres
 
6 The Continuous Absorption Coefficient
 
7 The Pressure Stratification
 
8 Theory Of Line Formation, The Hydrogen Lines
 
9 The Hydrogen Lines
 
10 Arasınav
 
11 Spectrum Analysis
 
12 Spectrum Analysis
 
13 Non-Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium
 
14 The Hydrogen Convection Zone