Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #6
Due Friday November 15th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 12.112.3
Exercises [105 pts total]:
(1) [25
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #5
Due Friday November 8th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 11.111.3, 12.112.2
Exercises [105 pts total]:
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #2
Due Friday October 11th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 5.15.4, 8.18.1, 9.19.5
Exercises [145 pts total
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #3
Due Friday October 18th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 5.15.4, 8.18.1, 9.19.5
Exercises [130 pts total
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #4
Due Friday October 25th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 10.310.6
Exercises [125 pts total]:
(1) Narrow
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #1
Due Friday September 4th at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 1.31.4, 3.13.6
Problems: [147 points total]
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Winter 2017)
Homework #3
Due Friday, February 3, 2017
(outside SERF 338)
All questions are worth a total of 25 points. Please show all your work!
(1) A one-electron atom is an atom with Z protons in the nucleus, and with
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Winter 2017)
Homework #1
Due Friday, January 20, 2017
(outside SERF 338)
All questions are worth a total of 25 points. Please show all your work!
(1) [a] What is the star Vegas maximum altitude in the sky as observed
fro
Physics 160
Winter 2017- Practice Midterm
Part 1: Short-Answer Questions
(1) What is hydrostatic equilibrium (describe in words)?
(2) What do Keplers Laws describe?
(3) What is the difference between a sidereal day and a solar day?
(4) What is a spectral
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Winter 2017)
Homework #4
Due Friday, February 10, 2017
(outside SERF 338)
All questions are worth a total of 25 points. Please show all your work!
(1) [a] Show that the equation of hydrostatic equilibrium can be combined
Physics 160 Fall 2011
Midterm Exam Equation Sheet
Physical constants
Quantity
Value
Units
Stefan-Boltzmann constant ()
Radiation constant (a)
Electron mass (me)
Proton mass (mp)
Neutron mass (mn)
Hydrogen mass (mH
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics
Homework #3.5
THIS HOMEWORK WILL NOT BE COLLECTED IT IS PURELY FOR
STUDY PURPOSES
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 10.1-10.4
(1) Problem 10.3 in Carroll & Ostlie
(2) Problem 10.4 in Carro
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics
Homework #4
Due Tuesday November 1st at 5pm in SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 10.1-10.6
Exercises [70 pts + 30 pts bonus]:
(1) (a) [10 pts] Show that the equation of hydrostatic equilib
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics
Homework #5
Due Tuesday November 8th at 5pm in SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 11.1-11.3, 12.1-12.3
Exercise [90 pts]:
Your homework this week is to investigate the Lane-Emden equation
c
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics
Homework #6
Due Tuesday November 15th at 5pm in SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie chapters 12 & 13
Exercise [75 pts]:
(1) [25 pts] Losing the Sun
(a) [5 pts] How many hydrogen atoms are converted i
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics
Term Paper Guidelines
As 35% of your overall grade, you will complete an independent term
paper related to the material covered in this course. The intention of
this paper is to
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Fall 2013)
Homework #7
Due Friday November 22nd at 5pm
Drop off in the box outside of SERF 340
Reading: Carroll & Ostlie sections 13.113.3, 14.1
Exercises [130 pts total]:
(1)
Physics 160: Stellar Astrophysics (Winter 2017)
Homework #2
Due Friday, January 27, 2017
(outside SERF 338)
All questions are worth a total of 25 points. Please show all your work!
(1) [a] Show that the Rayleigh-Jeans approximation can be derived from the