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ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Potential Energy, Gravitational Energy, Gravitational Collapse

Our star Simple basic measurement - We know the size of it - The mass of it - How bright it is Chemical energy content ~ 10,000 years Luminosity Luminosity - Energy output In th...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Ecliptic, Lunar Eclipse, Angular Diameter

Chapter 2 Patterns in the Night Sky every culture has their own understanding of the night sky the made constellations to understand it better Milky Way has dusty stars With the naked eye, we can see more than 2000 sta...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 33: Solar Wind, Reflectance, Coriolis Force

Planetary Atmospheres: Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds http://www.astro.uwo.ca/~basu/teach/ast021/slides/chapter10.pdf Earths atmosphere - About 10km thick - 2/3 of the air is within 2 km - rema...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture 9: Astronomy Chapter 3: the Science of Astrology

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Chapter 3 The Science of Astronomy How is modern science rooted in ancient astronomy daily timekeeper tracking the seasons calendar monitoring lunar cycles monitoring planets and stars p...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 35: Water Balloon, Metallic Hydrogen, Shepherd Moons

Jovian Planet Systems 4 Jovian Planets - Jupiter - Saturn - Uranus - Neptune - All discovered at different times with telescopes Difference between Jovian and Terrestrial - Compositi...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture 14: Astronomy Chapter 4: Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Chapter 4 Newtons 3 laws of motion 1. an object in motion stays in motion an object moves at constant velocity unless a net force acts to change its speed or direction 2. force = mass x accelerat...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture 16: Astronomy Chapter 5: Light and Matter: Reading Messages from the Cosmos

Friday, October 13, 2017 Chapter 5 Light and Matter: Reading Messages from the Cosmos How do light and matter interact? emission absorption transmission transparent objects transmit light opaque objects block (absorb)...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 31: Planetary Geology, Radioactive Decay, Lithosphere

Planetary geology: Earth and the other Terrestrial Worlds Earths Interior - Core: o Highest density o Nickel and iron - Mantle: o Moderate density o Silicon ox...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Protection Mechanism, Refraction, Retina

Telescopes: Portals of Discovery Parts of the human eye - Pupil o Allows light to enter the eye - Lens o Focuses light to create an image - Retina o Detects...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Earth Mass, Ellipse, Galilean Moons

Earth and the terrestrial worlds Sun - Over 99.% of solar systems mass - Made mostly of Hydrogen and helium - Converts 4 million tons of mass into energy each second Mercury - Craters - Smo...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Angular Momentum, Solar Rotation, Solar System

The Formation of the Solar system - As of now we cannot see the first generation of stars - We would need telescopes that are 14 million light years away - Started with just hydrogen and helium - E...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Virgo Supercluster, Gas Giant, Astroid

Chapter 1 A Modern View of the Universe What is our place in the universe? How big is the universe? What is our place in the universe? earth is in the solar system solar system is in the milky way milky way is in the lo...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
Majd Abdelqader
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Planetary Science, Earth Mass, Galilean Moons

7.1 Studying the Solar System What does the solar system look like? What can we learn by comparing the planets to one another? What does the solar system look like? There are 8 major planets with nearly circular o...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
David Alan Hanes
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Nebular Hypothesis, Close Encounter, Radiometric Dating

8.1: The Search For Origins How did we arrive at a theory of solar system formation? Where did the solar system come from? How did we arrive at a theory of solar system formation? Four major features needed to be...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
David Alan Hanes
ASTR 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Reflecting Telescope, Refraction, Spectroscopy

6.1 Eyes and Cameras: Everyday Light Sensors How do eyes and cameras work? The Eye Refraction Refraction is the bending of light when it passes from one substance into another. Your eye uses re...

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
ASTR 101
David Alan Hanes
Thermodynamics - Reference Guides

This detailed and well structured Guide builds upon the Physics principles defined in its companion Guides. The basic concepts are clearly and concisely defined and the laws of Thermodynamics are clearly articulated. Graph...

Chemistry
CHEM 11100
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Magnetic Circuit, Electrical Network, Angular Velocity

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM Electrical Engineering GLOSSARY OF TERMS ...

Electrical Engineering
4400:307
All Professors
Electricity & Magnetism - Reference Guides

This Guide is another one of the many products that effectively advances one’s knowledge of a distinct aspect of the physical sciences. The basic of the properties of electricity and electrical circuits are established in ...

Electrical Engineering
4400:307
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Semiconductor Device, Precision Rectifier, Envelope Detector

permacharts TM E le c t r o n ic sI Waveforms Diodes ...

Electrical Engineering
4400:307
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Schmitt Trigger, Square Wave, Negative Feedback

permacharts TM E le c t r o n ic sII Operational Amplifiers (OP AMPS) ...

Electrical Engineering
4400:307
All Professors
Physics - Reference Guides

This Guide is an aid to understanding one of the essential ‘hard’ sciences. Concepts such as mechanics and magnetism are explained in clear terms, aided by a number of useful examples and equations. The Guide provides the ...

Basic Engineering
BE 1101
All Professors

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