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AST 911  Numerical Techniques in Astronomy

Semester:
Spring of odd years
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2
Prerequisite:
PHY 810 and PHY 820 or approval of department
Description:
Numerical solutions to key problems in astronomy and astrophysics. N-body gravitational calculations, hydrodynamics in astronomy, radiative transfer, and techniques for large datasets. Offered first half of semester.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2006 - SUMMER 2017