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 (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
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 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