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Module STELLAR STRUCTURE & EVOLUTION

Module code: EP351
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
International: Yes
Coordinator: Dr Emma Whelan (EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS)
Overview Overview
 

The aim of this module is to introduce students to stellar structure & evolution.

Stellar structure, hydrostatic equilibrium, nucleosynthesis, radiation pressure, solar interior and atmosphere, stellar evolution, gravitational collapse, star formation, main sequence, H-R diagram, red giants, variable stars, stellar death and stellar clusters.

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Open Autumn Supplementals/Resits
 
Open Pre-Requisites
 
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