location:4623 Mayer Hall • Lect. Tu/Th 11:00-12:20 • Lab Tu 2:15-4:00
Winter 2020 | Lectures | Topics | Laboratory | |
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January 7 | Lecture 1 | Course overview; Galaxy Collision: Final projects | Lab 1: Programmin toolkit for HW and Midterm/Final | |
January 9 | Lecture 2 | Review of Newtonian mechanics and its numerical methods | ||
January 14 | Lecture 3 | Gravitational potential | Lab 2: Programmin toolkit cont. and Assignment I | |
January 16 | Lecture 4 | Collisionless Boltzmann Equation I. | ||
January 21 | Lecture 5 | Boltzmann Equation II. | Lab 3: CBE tutorial and Assignment II discussion | |
January 23 | Lecture 6 | Plummer's spherical model I. | ||
January 28 | Lecture 7 | Plummer's spherical model II. | Lab 4: Assignment II Aarseth's N-body code | |
Januar 30 | Lecture 8 | Galaxy modeling I: Isothermal spherical models | ||
February 4 | Lecture 9 | Galaxy modeling II: Isothermal models contd. | Lab 5: Assignment III | |
February 6 | Lecture 10 | Jeans equations and virial theorem I. | ||
February 11 | Lecture 11 | Jeans equations and virial theorem II. | Lab 6: Assign. III cont.; CBE Monte Carlo | |
February 13 | Lecture 12 | Monte Carlo realization of f(r,v,t) based galaxy collisons (Plummer model example) | ||
February 18 | Lecture 13 | Midterm/Final team projects | Lab 7 : Midterm/Final cont. | |
February 20 | Lecture 14 | Midterm/Final cont. Galaxy modeling I. |
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February 25 | Lecture 15 | Galaxy modeling II. | Lab 8 :Midterm projects; Galactics software; Treecode | |
February 27 | Lecture 16 | Treecode with particle-cell interactions I. | ||
March 3 | Lecture 17 | Treecode with particle-cell interactions II. | Lab 9: Galactics, Treecode, GyrfalcON; Team discussions | |
March 5 | Lecture 18 | Treecode with cell-cell interactions: GyrfalcON | ||
March 10 | Lecture 19 | Midterm team presentations | Lab 10: Team presentations cont. | |
March 12 | Lecture 20 | Final project discussion and consulting with the teams |
March 20 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Team presentations of Final projects |
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