Course description

In this course you will learn to understand and model fluids and plasma flows, with particular emphasis on the turbulent flows. The course will cover the general theoretical background and possible applications for different astrophysical objects, including planetary atmospheres, sun, accretion discs, and interstellar matter.

Teacher

Dhrubaditya Mitra, dhruba.mitra@gmail.com

Location

Nordita West Lecture Room (122:026)

Literature

The physics of fluids and plasmas by Arnab Rai Choudhuri (isbn: 9780521555432)

Additional course material can by found at the course webpage

 

Examination

Homework (40%) and Written examination (60%)

Preliminary schedule

Please note that this is a preliminary schedule which may be subject to minor changes during the course. In general such changes will be communicated by the teacher and will usually not be reflected on this page.

L = Lecture, E = Exercise

Week Day Time Activity
3 Tue 16/1 10:00-12:00 L1
  Thu 18/1 10:00-12:00 L2
4 Tue 23/1 10:00-12:00 L3
  Thu 25/1 10:00-12:00 L4
5 Tue 30/1 10:00-12:00 E1
  Thu 1/2 10:00-12:00 L5
6 Tue 6/2 10:00-12:00 L6
  Thu 8/2 10:00-12:00 L7
7 Tue 13/2 10:00-12:00 L8
  Thu 15/2 10:00-12:00 E2
    13:00-15:00 L9
8 Tue 20/2 10:00-12:00 L10
  Thu 22/2 10:00-12:00 L11
    13:00-15:00 L12
10 Tue 6/3 10:00-12:00 E3
12 Mon 19/3 9:00-14:00 Exam
18 Wed 2/5 9:00-14:00 Resit