Stellar Structure and Evolution Spring 2016

Graduate Course in Astronomy at Leiden University

Lecturer: Prof. Tielens
Assistant: Ann-Sofie Bak Nielsen

The course will take place on Wednesday from 15:45 to 17:30 (2 x 45 min with a 15 min break) in room HL 414. It starts on February 3 and ends on May 4, 2016. Note that there will not be any lecture on Feburary 10, 2016. The general course description can be found in the e-Prospectus via this link. The course schedule can be found on the webpage of Leiden Observatory via this link.

Literature: Questions:

Ann-Sofie Bak Nielsen and Prof. Tielens are available in their office to answer questions. The office hours of Prof. Tielens are from 11:00 to 12:00 on Friday. The office hours of Ann-Sofie Bak Nielsen are from from 15.00 to 17.00 on Tuesday (Except 23 Feburary and 1 March, where Ann-Sofies ofice hours will be wednesday 13-15).

Course components: Lecture Materials:

The outline of the course can be downloaded in PDF format here, and a study guide can be found here. Lecture slides and assignments will be available here after each class.

Computer lab instructions:
MESA instructions

Computer lab grades:
Computer Lab Grades

Exam grades:
Exam grades

Retake exam grades:
Re-take Exam grades

Equation Sheet:
Equation sheet

Lecture slides:
Lecture 1.1
Lecture 1.2
Lecture 2.1
Lecture 2.2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 4.2
Lecture 5
Lecture 6.1
Lecture 6.2
Lecture 7.1
Lecture 7.2
Lecture 7.3
Lecture 7.4
Lecture 7.5
Lecture 8
Lecture 9.1
Lecture 9.2
Lecture 9.3
Lecture 10
Lecture 11
Lecture 12.1
Lecture 12.2

Assignment 1
Assignment 2
Assignment 3
Assignment 4
Assignment 5
Assignment 6
Assignment 7
Assignment 8
Assignment 9