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Course Unit Title : Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres
Course Unit Code : 01FZK9609
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit :
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Radiation transfer, models of stellar photospheres, spectroscopic equipment, how to observe stellar spectra and techniques for measuring stellar temperatures, radii, surface gravities, chemical composition, velocity fields, and rotaiton rates
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to describe the equipment, observational techniques, and analysis used in the investigation of stellar photospheres.
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Gray, D.,F., 2005. "The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres.". Cambridge University Press, New York. ISBN-13 978-0-521-85186-2
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 Fourier transforms
 
2 Spectroscopic tools and light detectors
 
3 Radiative and convective energy transport
 
4 The model photosphere
 
5 The measurement of stellar continua
 
6 The line absorbtion coefficient
 
7 The measurement of spectral lines
 
8 The behavior of spectral lines
 
9 The measurement of stellar radii and temperatures
 
10 QUIZ
 
11 The measurement of photospheric presssure
 
12 Chemical analysis
 
13 Velocity fields in the stellar photospheres
 
14 Stellar rotation