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Theoretical Astrophysics
Lecturer:  Ralf Klessen ZAH/ITA, AlbertUeberleStr. 2, 69120 Heidelberg 
Time and Location:  Tuesday, 9:05  10:50 hours, Philosophenweg 12  Großer Hörsaal Thursday, 9:05  10:50 hours, Philosophenweg 12  Großer Hörsaal 
Detailed Schedule:  The detailed schedule can be found HERE. Lectures will be held in English. 
Topics:  Theoretical formulation of fundamental processes in astrophysics:

Tutorial:  Monday, 10:30  12:00 hours, Philosophenweg 12  Neuer
Hörsaal (tutor Ralf
Klessen). Tuesday, 13:30  15:00 hours, Philosophenweg 12  Neuer Hörsaal (tutor Simon Glover). The homework assignments are corrected by Surhud More. A more detailed schedule of the tutorials is found HERE. 
Literature:  At this LINK you find a list of recommended books for this course. 
Credits:  In order to get credits for this course, you have to solve 30% of the homework problems and pass the final exam. Homework assignments can be solved in groups of up to three people. The corresponding workload is 240 hours. 
Certificates:  The certificates of this course ("Scheine") are available at the secretaries office of the Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, AlbertUeberleStr. 2., immediately after the end of the lecture period. 
Notes: 
Lecture on October 23 will take place in the Neuer
Hörsaal, because of a minisymposium on that day in
the Großer Hörsaal.
Lecture on October 28 will be held by Simon Glover. ERROR in homework assignment 5: The terms in equation (3) involving the pressure need to be divided by the density! The corrected assignment sheet is available HERE. The final exam will take place in the Großer Hörsaal on Thursday, January 15, during the lecture time (9:15 to 11:00).You can bring one sheet of paper with personal notes and formulae, no other tools (such as books or computer or pocket calculator) are allowed. 
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