AS413 Fall 2018 - Examinations


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Final Exam study guide in PDF format

Final Exam draft equations sheet in PDF format **** UPDATED 12/11/2018 ****

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Midterm #2 Exam and Solutions in PDF format

Midterm #2 draft equations sheet in PDF format
Note: the relationship between the pattern speed, the circular frequency, and the epicyclic frequency for a kinematic spiral pattern is not on the equations sheet for Midterm #2. Students are expected to know this relationship. Students are also expected to know that the relationship between the Hubble parameter and the expansion factor is H = (1/a)(da/dt).

Midterm #1 Exam and Solutions in PDF format

Midterm Exam #1 will be held on Thursday, October 4 and will test material covered in class from Tuesday, September 4 through Thursday, September 27 only (Homeworks 1 through 4).

Midterm #1 draft equations sheet in PDF format
Note: the equation of mass continuity and the expression for computing the total luminosity of a galaxy, given its surface brightness profile, are not on the equations sheet for Midterm #1. Students are expected to know both of these and be able to use them to solve problems on the examination (refer to class notes and Homeworks 3 and 4).