School of Mathematics
Course 343 - Topics in Astrophysics 1998-99 (SS Theoretical Physics, M.Sc. Students)
Lecturer: Professor Luke Drury
Duration: 1 term
Number of lectures per week: 2
End-of-year Examination: One 2-hour examination at end of course.

Description: Elements of astrophysical gas dynamics; theory of ionization fronts and shock waves; simple dynamical models of HII regions and supernova remnants; gravitational instability and star formation; high-energy astrophysics and cosmic ray physics.

Jun 10, 1998