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    Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
  Dec 16, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

ASTR 40100 - Introduction To Astrophysics

This course is an overview of astrophysics with an emphasis on how physics is applied to astronomy.  It will explore the fundamental physical concepts and apply basic principles such as Newton’s laws of motion, Newtonian gravitation and orbital mechanics, electromagnetic waves and behavior, kinetic theory of gases, special and general relativity, and quantum mechanics to astronomical systems.

Preparation for Course
P: PHYS 25100, with a grade of C or better or MA 26100.

Cr. 3.
Session Indicators
Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.