AST4130 – Gas dynamics
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Gas in the solar atmosphere, the heliosphere and the interstellar space; supernovae and ionization fronts, waves and instabilities.
You will learn to describe the processes in neutral and ionized gases.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
Recommended previous knowledge
5 semesters of the Fysikk, astronomi og meteorologi (bachelor) (continued) programme.
3 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials each week.
A final written examination will constitute 70% of the final grade. A mid-term test (home or in classroom) will constitute 30% of the final grade. Letter grades (A-F). A number of compulsory home exercises without grading may also be given.
If the course is taught in english, written exams will be given in english.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.