# M4111 - Semester 1/2013 - The Sun and Stars

## Part II: Stars and Supernovae (Lectures 11, 13-23)

### Lecture 11: Equation of State of Stellar Gas

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 4.1, 8.1, 13,
15, 16

*Optional:* 14 (ionization)

Lecture Notes;
Homework (due April 30);
Solution

### Lecture 13: Stellar Structure

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 1, 2.1-2.5,
2.7, 3, 4.2-4.4, 5

*Summary:* 9

*Optional:* 10-12 (numerical solutions)

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 14: Stellar Stability - Part I

(Wednesday Apr 24, 15:00-16:00,
Rm 350)

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Section 6

*Optional:* 7

**Other matrials (optional):** coffee glass, coffee (hot), sugar,
cream

black tea may be an alternative.

Lecture Notes;
Homework due May 2

### Lecture 15: Stellar Stabiity - Part II

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 6

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 16: Stellar Structure and Polytropes

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 19.1-19.10

Lecture Notes;
Homework due May 14

### Lecture 17: Nuclear Reactions

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 8.2, 18.1,
18.5, 18.6

*Optional:* 18.2-18.4

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 18: Nuclear Burning Phases in Stars

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 8.2, 18.1,
18.5, 18.6

*Optional:* 18.2-18.4

Lecture Notes;
Homework due May 16

### Lecture 19: Evolution of Massive Stars

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 31.1-32.2,
31.5, 33.1-33.2

*Optional:* 31.3-31.4

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 20: Supernovae

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Section 34

Lecture Notes;
Homework due May 25

### Lecture 21: Evolution of Low- and Intermediate-Mass Stars

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 33.3, 33.4

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 22: Evolution of the Sun

**Refs:** Kippenhahn & Weigert (1990), Sections 29

Lecture Notes

### Lecture 23: Nucleosynthesis in Stars

Lecture Notes

`Alexander Heger`

`Wednesday, 26-Feb-2014 12:44:05 AEDT`