Stellar Structure

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Description[edit]

These are lecture notes from an upper division undergraduate course in stellar structure, taught by Eliot Quataert. For most topics, the level of these is similar to that in the graduate version of the course.

Lecture[edit]

  1. Hydrostatic Equilibrium
  2. Virial Theorem
  3. Radiative transport and conduction
  4. Convection
  5. Star formation
  6. Fusion
  7. Main sequence
  8. Stellar spectra
  9. Stellar evolution
  10. Supernovae
  11. Stellar end states