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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Survey of chemical and physical processes important to the origin and evolution of planetary systems. The first part of the course will cover the formation of planets including the astronomical context, nucleosynthesis, meteoritics, condensation sequence, accretion, dynamical evolution, and observational constraints (disks, exoplanets, major planets, satellites, and small bodies). The second part of the course will cover planetary internal structure and evolution including melting, differentiation, core formation, convection, thermal evolution, and magnetic fields.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: familiarity with elementary physics and math or permission of instructor.
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: EAS 5780
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Space Sciences Building 301
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