PHYS 953 (01) - Magnetohydrodyamics of the Heliosphere

MHD of the Heliosphere

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 15660
Introduction to solar physics, with emphasis on gas dynamics and magnetic fields. Interior structure, the theory of convection, wave motions in the presence of magnetism and gravity, coronal heating theories, steady and nonsteady flows, dynamo theory, and the theory of solar flares and other transient phenomena. Salient observational data are reviewed. (Normally offered every other year.)
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Instructors: Harald Kucharek

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm DEM 251
Final Exam 12/13/2023 12/13/2023 W 3:30pm - 5:30pm DEM 251