# PřF:FB040 Astrophysical Hydrodynamics - Course Information

## FB040 Astrophysical Hydrodynamics

**Faculty of Science**

Autumn 2022

**Extent and Intensity**- 1/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).

Taught in person. **Teacher(s)**- prof. Mgr. Jiří Krtička, Ph.D. (lecturer)
**Guaranteed by**- prof. Mgr. Jiří Krtička, Ph.D.

Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science

Contact Person: prof. Mgr. Jiří Krtička, Ph.D.

Supplier department: Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science **Timetable**- Mon 9:00–10:50 F1,01014
**Prerequisites**(in Czech)- Basic prerequisities include:

-knowledge of basics of physics

-knowledge of basics of astrophysics. **Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is offered to students of any study field.
**Course objectives**(in Czech)- The aim of the course is to show basics concepts of hydrodynamics in astrophysics.
**Learning outcomes**(in Czech)- The student will be able to understand basics of hydrodynamics and its application to different fields of astrophysics.
**Syllabus**(in Czech)- 1. Hydrodynamical equations, different ways of deriving the hydrodynamical equations from basic principles, hydrodynamical equations for multicomponent flows.
- 2. Basic solutions of hydrodynamical equations: hydrostatic equilibrium equation, sound waves, gravity waves, shock waves.
- 3. Radiative hydrodynamics: interaction of matter and light, radiative heating and cooling, radiative force, examples in astrophysics.
- 4. Coronal winds, dust driven winds, radiatively driven wind of hot stars.
- 5. Bondih accretion solution, accretion and outflowing disk, disk dynamics, anomalous viscosity.
- 6. Basics of magnetohydrodymics, magnetohydrodynamical equations and their applications: magnetohydrodynamical waves, solar cycle (solar dynamo).
- 7. Magnetorotational instability, linearized equations, conditions for instability.

**Teaching methods**(in Czech)- Oral lectures.
**Assessment methods**(in Czech)- Oral exam, preparation of the talk on a given topic.
**Language of instruction**- English
**Further comments (probably available only in Czech)**- Study Materials

The course is taught once in two years.

General note: S.

- Enrolment Statistics (recent)

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