Syllabus for Ph136b, Winter Term 2016/17
The class will roughly follow Chapters 13-23 of the textbook developed for this course by Roger Blandford and Kip Thorne.
January 5 - first class
February 3-9 - midterm exam period (this course will not have a midterm)
Feb 22 -Drop Day
March 9 - Last lecture
March 15 - Final exam due 5:00pm
|1||01/05||Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics|
|2||01/10, 01/12||Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics|
|5||01/31, 02/02||Waves and Perturbations|
|6||02/07, 02/09||Compressible Flow, Shocks, Supersonic Flow|
|9||02/28, 03/02||Plasma Physics|
|10||03/07, 03/09||Plasma Physics; Build your own receiver to listen to whistler waves.|
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